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Composer(s): Henry Purcell (16 Jul 1659 - 21 Nov 1695)
Work identifier: M1104
Real Name: Dido and Aeneas
Display Name: Dido and Aeneas
Work/Opus: Z. 626
Composed: c. 1689
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Baroque
Instrumentation: Continuo
Librettist(s): N. Tate
Performance Timing (guide): 1'2'' (approx.)
Mvt. 1Act I Scene 1 - Overture  (String Group)
Mvt. 2Act I Scene 1 - Aria: 'Shake the cloud'  (Soprano)
Mvt. 3Act I Scene 1 - Chorus: 'Banish sorrow...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 4Act I Scene 1 - Aria: 'Ah! Belinda...'  (Soprano, String Group)
Mvt. 5Act I Scene 1 - Recit: 'Grief increases by concealing...'  (Soprano)
Mvt. 6Act I Scene 1 - Chorus: 'When monarchs unite...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 7Act I Scene 1 - Recit: 'Whence could so much virtue spring?'  (Soprano)
Mvt. 8Act I Scene 1 - Duet: 'Fear no danger to ensue...'  (Soprano, Chorus)
Mvt. 9Act I Scene 1 - Recit: 'See, your royal guest appears...'  (Soprano, Baritone)
Mvt. 10Act I Scene 1 - Chorus: 'Cupid only throws the dart...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 11Act I Scene 1 - Recit: 'If not for mine...'  (Baritone)
Mvt. 12Act I Scene 1 - Aria: 'Pursue thy conquest, Love...'  (Soprano)
Mvt. 13Act I Scene 1 - Chorus: 'To the hills and the vales...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 14Act I Scene 1 - The Triumphing Dance  (String Group)
Mvt. 15Act I Scene 2 - Recit: 'Wayward sisters'  (Soprano, Alto, String Group)
Mvt. 16Act I Scene 2 - Chorus: 'Harm's our delight...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 17Act I Scene 2 - Recit: 'The Queen of Carthage...'  (Alto, Chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 18Act I Scene 2 - Recit: 'Ruin'd ere the set of sun?'  (Soprano, Alto, String Group)
Mvt. 19Act I Scene 2 - Duet: 'But ere we this perform...'  (Soprano, Alto)
Mvt. 20Act I Scene 2 - Chorus: 'In our deep vaulted cell...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 21Act I Scene 2 - Echo Dance of Furies  (String Group)
Mvt. 22Act II - Ritornelle  (String Group)
Mvt. 23Act II - Aria: 'Thanks to these lonesome vales...'  (Soprano, Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 24Act II - Aria: 'Oft she visits this loved mountain...'  (Soprano, String Group)
Mvt. 25Act II - Recit: 'Behold, upon my bending spear...'  (Soprano, Baritone, String Group)
Mvt. 26Act II - Aria: 'Haste, haste to town...'  (Soprano, Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 27Act II - Recit: 'Stay, Prince, and hear...'  (Alto, Baritone)
Mvt. 28Act III - Aria and Chorus: 'Come away, fellow sailors...'  (Tenor, Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 29Act III - The Sailors Dance  (String Group)
Mvt. 30Act III - Recit: 'See, see the flags...'  (Soprano, Alto)
Mvt. 31Act III - Aria: 'Our next motion...'  (Alto)
Mvt. 32Act III - Chorus: 'Destruction's our delight...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 33Act III - The Witches Dance  (String Group)
Mvt. 34Act III - Recit: 'Your counsel all is urg'd in vain...'  (Soprano, Baritone)
Mvt. 35Act III - Chorus: 'Great minds against themselves conspire...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 36Act III - Recit: 'Thy hand Belinda...'  (Soprano)
Mvt. 37Act III - Aria: 'When I am laid in earth...'  (Soprano, String Group)
Mvt. 38Act III - Chorus: 'With drooping wings...'  (Mixed chorus, String Group)
Mvt. 39Dido's Lament  (Continuo)
Composer(s): Henry Purcell (16 Jul 1659 - 21 Nov 1695)
Recording identifier: M2147502950
Real Name: Dido and Aeneas
Display Name: Dido and Aeneas - Opera Minus Voices
Work/Opus: Z. 626
Composed: c. 1689
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Baroque
Instrumentation: Continuo
Arrangement Name: Orchestral part only
Librettist(s): N. Tate
Ensemble: London Musical Arts
Conductor: John Landor
Label: Musical Concepts
CD Media ID: D594