Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Act III: Thy hand, Belinda / When I am laid in earth
Purcell - Dido & Aeneas / Maria Ewing, Karl Daymond, Collegium Musicum 90
Purcell - Dido & Aeneas / Maria Ewing,
Dido: MARIA EWINGAeneas: KARL DAYMONDBelinda: REBECCA EVANSSorceress: SALLY BURGESSSecond Woman: PATRICIA ROZARIOFirst Enchantress: MARY PLAZASSecond Enchantress: PAMELA HELEN STEPHENAeneas' Lieutenant: JAMIE MCDOUGALLMercury: FRANÇOIS TESTORYVoice Of Mercury: JAMES BOWMANConductor: RICHARD HICKOXDirector: PETER MANIURAPurcell's much-loved tragic opera is an intense tale of heroism, passion, betrayal and ultimate tragedy, played out against a backdrop of fiery rituals, evil spells and pageantry. It was filmed entirely on location at Hampton Court House, England, where spectacular settings are created in the house and grounds. Dido, Queen of Carthage, and Prince Aeneas, a fugitive lately arrived in her realm after the fall of Troy, fall in love; Dido's confidante Belinda urges her to yield to his suit, and they go off on a hunting party which, as a seventeenth-century audience would readily have understood, symbolises Aeneas's sexual capture of Dido. Meanwhile, skulking in the gloom of a cave, an evil Sorceress and her Enchantresses (an addition of Tate's not found in Virgil) plot to destroy Dido by conjuring up a false vision of Mercury to send Aeneas on his way; this is duly done when the hunting party is scattered by a sudden thunderstorm. Soon afterwards, as the Trojan marine...
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Purcell: Dido & Aeneas; Ode For St. Cecilia's Day
Dido and Aeneas: Vocal score (Oxford Operas)
Dido and Aeneas: Vocal score (Oxford
An opera with instrumental parts for strings, keyboard continuo, plus optional guitar for dancesThis edition, with English and German texts, is based on that by Edward Dent (first published in 1925), but includes more recent scholarship. The preface presents a history of the work. The score is both scholarly and practical for performers.
- Brand: Oxford University Press
- ASIN: 0193378655
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