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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell Composer

Dido and Aeneas, Z.626 (opera)

Performances: 85
Tracks: 668
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  • Dido and Aeneas, Z.626 (opera)
    Year: 1689
    Genre: Opera
    Pr. Instrument: Voice
    • Act 1
      • 1.Scene 1: Overture
      • 2.Scene 2
        • 2.Air and Chorus: Shake the cloud from off your brow; Banish sorrow, banish care
      • 3.Scene 3
        • 3.Air, Recitative, and Chorus: Ah! Belinda, I am prest with torment; Grief increases by concealing ; When monarchs unite
      • 4.Scene 4
        • 4.Air, Duet, and Chorus: Whence could so much virtue spring; Fear no danger to ensue
      • 5.Scene 5
        • 5.Recitative and Chorus: See, your royal guest appears; Cupid only throws the dart
      • 6.Scene 6
        • 6.Recitative, Air, and, Chorus: If not for mine, for empire's sake; Pursue thy conquest, Love ; To the hills and the vales
      • 7.Scene 7: The Triumphing dance
    • Act 2
      • 1.Scene 1
        • 1a.Prelude for the Witches
        • 1b.Recitative: Wayward sisters, you that fright
        • 1c.Chorus: Harm's our delight
        • 1d.Recitative: The Queen of Carthage, whom we hate
      • 2.Scene 2
        • horus, and Duet: Ruin'd ere the set of sun; Ho ho ho, ho ho ho; But ere we this perform2.Recitative, C
      • 3.Scene 3
        • 3.Chorus: In our deep-vaulted cell
      • 4.Scene 4: Echo Dance of Furies
      • 5.Scene 5
        • 5.Ritornelle, Air and Chorus: Thanks to these lonesome vales
      • 6.Scene 6: Air: Oft she visits this lone mountain
      • 7.Scene 7
        • 7.Recitative: Behold, upon my bending spear
      • 8.Scene 8.Air and Chorus: Haste, haste to town
      • 9.Scene 9
        • 9.Recitative: Stay, Prince, and hear great Jove's command
      • 10.Scene 10: Then since our charms have sped
    • Act 3
      • 1.Scene 1
        • 1.Air and Chorus: Come away, fellow sailors
      • 2.Scene 2
        • 2.The Sailors' Dance
      • 3.Scene 3: Duet: See the flags and streamers curling
      • 4.Scene 4
        • 4.Air and Chorus: Our next motion; Destruction's our delight
      • 5.Scene 5: The Witches' Dance
      • 6.Scene 6
        • 6.Recitative and Chorus: Your counsel all is urg'd in vain; Great minds against themselves conspire
      • 7.Scene 7
        • 7.Recitative and Dido's Lament: Thy hand, Belinda; When I am laid in earth
      • 8.Scene 8: Chorus: With drooping wings

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Act 3 - 7.Scene 7 - 7.Recitative and Dido's Lament: Thy hand, Belinda; When I am laid in earth

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Act 3 - 7.Scene 7 - 7b.Dido's Lament: When I am laid in Earth

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