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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
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Composer: Purcell, Henry
Written: 1689
Country: England
Period: Baroque
Form/Genres: Aria , Opera
Characters: Dido (Soprano) ; Belinda (Soprano) ; Second Woman (Soprano) ; Sorceress (Mezzo Soprano) ; First Witch (Soprano) ; Second Witch (Soprano) ; Spirit (Soprano) ; Aeneas (Baritone) ; A Sailor (Tenor) ; First Sailor
Recordings
14 Jan 2016
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Composer: Henry Purcell
Conductor: Caleb Pillsbury
Recording Date: Tue 8 Dec 2015
When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament) and Final Chorus (6:21)
22 Aug 2010
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Thy hand, Belinda; When I am laid in earth (4:15)
19 Jan 2010
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Overture (2:05)
Act I - Shake the cloud from off your brow (Belinda, Chorus) (1:08)
Act I - Ah! Belinda (Dido) (3:07)
Act I - Grief increases by concealing (Belinda, Dido, Second Woman) (0:36)
Act I - When monarchs unite (Chorus) (0:15)
Act I - Whence could so much virtue spring? (Dido, Belinda, Second Woman) (1:47)
Act I - Fear no danger to ensue (Belinda, Second Woman, Chorus) (1:40)
Act I - See, your royal guest appears (Belinda, Aeneas, Dido) (0:48)
Act I - Cupid only throws the dart (Chorus) (0:42)
Act I - If not for mine, for empire's sake (Aeneas) (0:24)
Act I - Pursue thy conquest, love (Belinda) (0:48)
Act I - Guitar's Chacony / To the hills and the vales (Chorus) (1:33)
Act I - The Triumphing Dance (1:08)
Act II - Scene 1 - Prelude for the Witches / Wayward sisters (Sorceress, First Witch) (2:28)
Act II - Scene 1 - Harm's our delight (Chorus) (0:17)
Act II - Scene 1 - The Queen Of Carthage, whom we hate (Sorceress) (0:38)
Act II - Scene 1 - Ho ho ho, Ho ho ho! (Chorus) (0:12)
Act II - Scene 1 - Ruin'd ere the set of sun? (Witches, Sorceress) (1:12)
Act II - Scene 1 - Ho ho ho, Ho ho ho! (Chorus) (0:12)
Act II - Scene 1 - But ere we this perform (Witches) (1:12)
Act II - Scene 1 - In our deep vaulted cell (Chorus) (1:28)
Act II - Scene 1 - Echo Dance of Furies (1:07)
Act II - Scene 2 - Ritornelle (0:45)
Act II - Scene 2 - Thanks to these lovesome vales (Belinda, Chorus) (2:38)
Act II - Scene 2 - Oft she visits this lone mountain (Second Woman) (2:21)
Act II - Scene 2 - Behold, upon my bending spear (Aeneas, Dido) (0:31)
Act II - Scene 2 - Haste, haste to town (Belinda, Chorus) (0:47)
Act II - Scene 2 - Stay, Prince (Spirit, Aeneas) (2:29)
Act III - Scene 1 - Prelude / Come away, fellow sailors (First Sailor, Chorus) (1:37)
Act III - Scene 1 - The Sailors' Dance (0:47)
Act III - Scene 1 - See the flags and streamers curling (Sorceress, Witches) (1:00)
Act III - Scene 1 - Our next motion (Sorceress, Witches) (0:36)
Act III - Scene 1 - Destruction's our delight (Chorus) (0:38)
Act III - Scene 1 - The Witches' Dance (1:12)
Act III - Scene 2 - Your counsel all is urged in vain (Dido, Belinda, Aeneas) (3:43)
Act III - Scene 2 - Great minds agains themselves conspire (Chorus) (0:52)
Act III - Scene 2 - Thy hand, Belinda (Dido) (0:41)
Act III - Scene 2 - When I am laid in earth (Dido) (3:21)
Act III - Scene 2 - With drooping wings (Chorus) (4:46)
7 Aug 2009
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Composer: Henry Purcell
Conductor: Yishay Shtekler
Recording Date: Tue 30 Jun 2009
Act I - Overture; Shake the cloud from off your brow (16:46)
Act II - Prelude for the Witches; Wayward sisters (17:57)
Act III - Prelude; Come away, fellow sailors, your anchors be weighing (19:40)
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Videos
"Dido and Aeneas" in rehearsal | Belgrade Baroque Academy 2013 Purcell - "When I am laid in earth" & "With drooping wings" / Evelyn Tubb dido en aeneas dido's lament dido en aeneas mark morris fr 3 ruzie