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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Janet Baker (Dido), Raimund Herincx (Aeneas), Patricia Clark (Belinda), Monica Sinclair (Sorceress)

English Chamber Orchestra, Anthony Singers, Anthony Lewis

listening to Janet Baker as Dido in her celebrated recording made at the dawn of her career, in 1962, still leaves one breathless with admiration and moved to the core by her combination of glorious... More…

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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

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  • Thurston Dart (continuo), Patricia Clarke (soprano), Eileen Poulter (soprano), Raimund Herincx (baritone), Rhianon James (soprano), Dorothy Dorow (soprano), John Mitchinson (tenor), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wilson (soprano), Monica Sinclair (mezzo-soprano)
  • English Chamber Orchestra, The St. Anthony Singers
  • Anthony Lewis

Overture

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"Shake the clouds from off your brow"

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"Ah! Belinda, I am prest"

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"Whence could so much virtue spring?"

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"Fear no danger"

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"See, your Royal Guest appears"

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"Wayward sisters"

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"Ruin'd ere the set of sun!"

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Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome vales"

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"Oft she visits"

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"Behold, upon my bending spear"

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"Stay, Prince" - "Jove's commands shall be obey'd"

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Prelude - "Come away, fellow sailors" - Sailors' dance

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"See the flags"-"Destruction's our delight-The Witches'

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"Your counsel all is urged in vain"

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"But Death alas!".."When I am laid in earth"

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"With drooping wings"

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