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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Tatiana Troyanos (Dido), Sheila Armstrong (Belinda), Barry McDaniel (Aeneas), Patricia Johnson (Sorceress), Paul Esswood (Spirit)

Sir Charles Mackerras

2 Presto CDs

$25.00

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This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

 Excerpt, Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

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  • Kammerorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks, Hamburg
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1967-10-04
  • Recording Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg

Overture

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Purcell: Dido And Aeneas, Z.626 / Act 1

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  • Sheila Armstrong (soprano), Barry McDaniel (baritone), Tatiana Troyanos (mezzo-soprano), Margaret Baker (soprano), Paul Esswood (alto), Jürgen Jürgens (chorus master)
  • Kammerorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks, Hamburg, Monteverdi-Chor Hamburg
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1967-10-04
  • Recording Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg

"Shake the cloud from off your brow"

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"Ah! Belinda" / "Grief increases" / "When monarchs unite"

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"Whence could so much virtue spring?" - "Fear no danger"

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"See, your royal guest appears" / "Cupid only throws.."

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"If not for mine, for empire's sake" ... "To the hills and the vales"

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The Triumphing Dance

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Purcell: Dido And Aeneas, Z.626 / Act 2

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  • Margaret Baker (soprano), Sheila Armstrong (soprano), Paul Esswood (alto), Patricia Johnson (alto), Patricia Johnson (mezzo-soprano), Tatiana Troyanos (mezzo-soprano), Margaret Lensky (contralto), Barry McDaniel (baritone), Jürgen Jürgens (chorus master)
  • Kammerorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks, Hamburg, Monteverdi-Chor Hamburg
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1967-10-04
  • Recording Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg

"Prelude for..." / "Harms our..." / "The Queen" / "Ho,ho,ho"

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"Ruin'd ere the set of sun" ... "But ere we this perform"

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"In our deep vaulted cell"

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Echo Dance Of Furies

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Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome vales" - Gitter Ground a Dance

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"Oft she visits"

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"Behold, upon my bending spear" / "Haste, haste to town"

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"Stay, Prince"

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"Then since our charms have sped" - "A Dance" - The Groves Dance

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Purcell: Dido And Aeneas, Z.626 / Act 3

Work length23:22
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  • Nigel Rogers (tenor), Margaret Baker (soprano), Sheila Armstrong (soprano), Patricia Johnson (mezzo-soprano), Margaret Lensky (contralto), Tatiana Troyanos (mezzo-soprano), Barry McDaniel (baritone), Jürgen Jürgens (chorus master)
  • Monteverdi-Chor Hamburg, Kammerorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks, Hamburg
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1967-10-04
  • Recording Venue: Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg

Prelude - "Come away, fellow sailors"

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The Sailors' Dance "See the flags and streamers curling"

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"Our next motion" - "Destructions's our delight"

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The Witches' Dance

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"Your counsel all is urg'd in vain" - "Great minds against themselves conspire"

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"Thy hand, Belinda" / "When I am laid in earth"

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"With drooping wings..." - Cupids´ Dance

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Purcell: Hail! Bright Cecilia (Ode for St Cecilia's Day 1692), Z328

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  • John Shirley-Quirk (bass), Simon Woolf (treble), Paul Esswood (counter-tenor), Michael Rippon (bass), Roland Tatnell (counter-tenor), Alexander Young (tenor)
  • English Chamber Orchestra, Tiffin Choir, Ambrosian Singers
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1969-01-11
  • Recording Venue: Wembley Town Hall, London

Symphony

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Hail, bright Cecilia! (I)

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Hail, bright Cecilia! (II)

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Hark, hark, each tree its silence breaks

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Tis Nature's voice

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Soul of the world

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Thou tun'st this world below, the spheres above

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With that sublime celestial lay

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Wondrous machine!

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The airy violin

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In vain the am'rous flute and soft guitar

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The fife, and all the harmony of war

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Let these amongst themselves contest

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Hail, bright Cecilia! (III)

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With rapture of delight

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Hail, bright Cecilia! (IV)

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