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PURCELL: Dido and Aeneas

Purcell, Henry
Tate, Nahum, lyricist(s)

  Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626
1.   Overture 00:01:56
2.   Act I: Belinda, Chorus: Shake the cloud from off your brow 00:01:05
3.   Act I: Dido: Ah! Belinda, I am press'd with torment 00:03:50
4.   Act I: Belinda, Dido: Grief increases by concealing 00:00:36
5.   Act I: Chorus: When monarchs unite how happy their state 00:00:15
6.   Act I: Dido, Belinda: Whence could so much virtue spring 00:02:00
7.   Act I: Belinda, 2nd Woman and Chorus: Fear no danger to ensue 00:01:39
8.   Act I: Belinda, Aeneas, Dido: See, your Royal guest appears 00:00:55
9.   Act I: Chorus: Cupid only throws the dart 00:00:32
10.   Act I: Aeneas, Belinda: If not for mine, for Empire's sake 00:01:15
11.   Act I: Guitars' Chaconne 00:00:40
12.   Act I: Chorus: To the hills and the vales 00:01:05
13.   Act I: The Triumphing Dance 00:01:27
14.   Act II: Prelude for the Witches (Sorceress and 1st Witch): Wayward sisters 00:01:51
15.   Act II: Chorus: Harm's our delight 00:00:12
16.   Act II: Sorceress: The Queen of Carthage, whom we hate 00:00:32
17.   Act II: Chorus: Ho Ho Ho, Ho Ho Ho! 00:00:11
18.   Act II: 1st and 2nd Witches, Sorceress: Ruin'd ere the set of sun 00:01:08
19.   Act II: Chorus: Ho Ho Ho, Ho Ho Ho! 00:00:10
20.   Act II: Sailors' Dance 00:00:35
21.   Act II: 1st and 2nd Witches: But, ere we this perform 00:01:08
22.   Act II: Chorus: In our deep vaulted cell 00:01:30
23.   Act II: Echo Dance of Furies 00:01:21
24.   Act II: Ritornelle 00:00:46
25.   Act II: Belinda, Chorus: Thanks to these lonesome vales 00:03:08
26.   Act II: Guitar Dance, 2nd Woman: Oft she visits this lone mountain 00:02:29
27.   Act II: Aeneas, Dido: Behold, upon my bended spear 00:00:37
28.   Act II: Belinda, Chorus: Haste to town 00:00:46
29.   Act II: Spirit, Aeneas: Stay, Prince! and hear great Jove's command 00:02:53
30.   Act II: Ritornelle 00:01:00
31.   Act III: 1st Sailor and Chorus: Come away, fellow sailors 00:01:32
32.   Act III: The Sailor's Dance 00:00:48
33.   Act III: Sorceress, 1st and 2nd Witches: See, the flags and streamers curling 00:01:02
34.   Act III: Sorceress: Our next motion 00:00:41
35.   Act III: Chorus: Destruction's our delight 00:00:32
36.   Act III: The Witches' Dance 00:01:15
37.   Act III: Belinda, Aeneas: Your counsel all is urg'd in vain 00:04:02
38.   Act III: Chorus: Great minds against themselves conspire 00:00:54
39.   Act III: Dido: Thy hand, Belinda; darkness shades me 00:00:59
40.   Act III: Dido: When I am laid in earth 00:03:41
41.   Act III: Chorus: With drooping wings ye cupids come 00:04:47

Total Playing Time: 00:57:45

Purcell, Henry

Tate, Nahum

Scholars Baroque Ensemble

Amps, Kym; Asch, David van; Crookes, Anna

Label: Naxos

Genre: Opera

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.553108

Barcode: 0730099410823

Physical Release: 05/1997

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