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Purcell, The Scholars Baroque Ensemble - Dido And Aeneas (Opera In Three Acts) Album

Purcell, The Scholars Baroque Ensemble - Dido And Aeneas (Opera In Three Acts) Album

  • Performer: Purcell, The Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Genre: Classic
  • Title: Dido And Aeneas (Opera In Three Acts)
  • Released: 1997
  • Style: Opera, Baroque
  • Label: Naxos
  • Catalog: 8.553108
  • Country: Europe
  • MP3 version size: 1675 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1818 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 493


1Chorus: "Destruction's Our Delight"0:32
2Guitar Dance, 2nd Woman: "Oft She Visits This Lone Mountain"2:29
3Spirit & Aeneas: "Stay, Prince! And Hear Great Jove's Command"2:52
4Chorus: "Cupid Only Throws The Dart"0:32
6The Witches' Dance1:15
7Sorceress, 1st & 2nd Witches: "See, The Flags And Streamers Curling"1:03
8Dido, Belinda & Aeneas: "Your Counsel All Is Urg'd In Vain"4:01
9 Act II
11Dido: "When I Am Laid In Earth"3:41
121st & 2nd Witches: "But, Ere We This Perform"1:08
13Belinda & Chorus: "Haste To Town"0:46
14Belinda & Chorus: "Thanks To These Lonesome Vales"3:08
15Chorus: "Great Minds Against Themselves Conspire"0:55
16Dido & Belinda: "Whence Could So Much Virtue Spring"1:59
17The Sailor's Dance0:47
18Belinda, 2nd Woman & Chorus: "Fear No Danger To Ensue"1:40
19Echo Dance Of Furies1:21
20 Act I
21 Act III
22Sorceress: "The Queen Of Carthage, Whom We Hate"0:32
23Prelude For The Witches (Sorceress & 1st Witch): Wayward Sisters"1:51
24The Triumphing Dance1:27
25Chorus: "In Our Deep Vaulted Cell"1:30
26Chorus: "When Monarchs Unite How Happy Their State"0:15
28Sailors' Dance0:35
29 Dido And Aeneas
30Sorceress: "Our Next Motion"0:41
31Chorus: "Ho Ho HO, Ho Ho Ho!"0:10
32Belinda & Chorus: "Shake The Cloud From Off Your Brow"1:05
33 Scene II
341st Sailor & Chorus: "Come Away, Fellow Sailors"1:37
35Guitars' Chaconne0:40
36Chorus: "Harm's Our Delight"0:13
37Aeneas & Dido: "Behold, Upon My Bended Spear"0:37
38Belinda & Dido: "Grief Increases By Concealing"0:36
39Chorus: "To The Hills And The Vales"1:05
40Aeneas & Belinda: "If Not For Mine, For Empire's Sake"1:15
41Dido: "Ah! Belinda, I Am Press'd With Torment"3:50
42Dido: "Thy Hand, Belinda; Darkness Shades Me"0:59
43Chorus: "Ho Ho Ho, Ho Ho Ho!"0:11
441st And 2nd Witches, Sorceress: "Ruin'd Ere The Set Of Sun?"1:07
45Chorus: "With Drooping Wings Ye Cupids Come"4:47
46Belinda, Aeneas, Dido: "See, Your Royal Guest Appears"0:55


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
8.553108Purcell, The Scholars Baroque Ensemble Purcell, The Scholars Baroque Ensemble - Dido And Aeneas (Opera In Three Acts) ‎(CD, Album)Naxos8.553108Europe1997


  • Bass VocalsColin Campbell
  • Bass Vocals [Aeneas]David Van Asch
  • Composed ByHenry Purcell
  • CoordinatorDavid Van Asch
  • Countertenor VocalsDavid Gould
  • Countertenor Vocals [Spirit]Angus Davidson
  • EnsembleThe Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Harpsichord, OrganTerence Charlston
  • Libretto ByNahum Tate
  • Mezzo-soprano Vocals [Sorceress]Sarah Connolly
  • ProducerChris Craker
  • Soprano Vocals [Belinda]Anna Crookes
  • Soprano Vocals [Dido]Kym Amps
  • Soprano Vocals [First Witch]Ghislaine Morgan
  • Soprano Vocals [Second Witch]Anna Crookes
  • Soprano Vocals [Second Woman]Ghislaine Morgan
  • Tenor VocalsJulian Podger
  • Tenor Vocals [First Sailor]Robin Doveton
  • Theorbo, GuitarRobin Jeffrey, William Carter
  • ViolaTrevor Jones
  • Violin [1]Pauline Nobes
  • Violin [2]William Thorp
  • Violin [Bass]Jan Spencer


Recorded at All Saints Church, East Finchley from 16th to 18th October, 1994.


  • Barcode: 730099 410823
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 5537


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  • Copyright (c) – HNH International Ltd.
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