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 Offer,Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Catherine Bott (Dido), Emma Kirkby (Belinda), John Mark Ainsley (Aeneas), David Thomas (Sorceress), Elisabeth Priday (First Witch), Sara Stowe (Second Witch), Julianne Baird (Second Woman), Daniel Lochmann (First Sailor) & Michael Chance (Spirit)

Chorus and Orchestra of The Academy of Ancient...

…Catherine Bott's Dido is perfectly rendered as part of an integrated recorded sound in a performance that's breathtakingly well nuanced. Emma Kirkby's Belinda is similarly finely turned In... More…

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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

52:10
  • Catherine Bott (soprano), David Thomas (bass), Michael Chance (alto), Daniel Lochmann (treble), Emma Kirkby (soprano), Julianne Baird (soprano), Elisabeth Priday (soprano), Sara Stowe (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
  • Academy of Ancient Music, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus
  • Christopher Hogwood

Overture

2:04

"Shake the cloud from off your brow"

1:02

"Ah! Belinda. I am prest with torment"

4:13

"When monarchs unite"

0:17

"Whence could so much virtue spring?"

1:31

"Fear no danger"

2:07

"See, see, your royal guest appears"

0:46

"Cupid only throws the dart"

0:34

"If not for mine"

0:22

"Pursue thy conquest, love"

0:50

A Dance Gittars Chacony

0:20

"To the hills and the vales"

1:10

The triumphing dance

1:12

Prelude for the Witches - "Wayward Sisters"

1:26

"Harm's our delight"

0:13

"The Queen of Carthage, whom we hate"

2:41

"In our deep vaulted cell"

1:11

Echo dance of the Furies

1:03

Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome vales"

3:12

Glitter ground - a dance

0:29

"Oft she visits" - Ritornelle

1:35

"Behold upon my bending spear"

0:31

"Haste, haste to town"

0:44

"Stay, Prince, stay"

2:45

Ritornelle

0:48

Prelude - "Come Away, Fellow Sailors"

1:36

The Sailors' Dance

0:48

"See the flags and streamers curling"

1:26

"Destruction's our delight"

0:34

The Witches' Dance

1:35

"Your councel all is urg'd in vain"

3:41

"Great minds against themselves conspire"

0:58

"Thy Hand Belinda - When I Am Laid In Earth"

4:06

"With drooping wings"

4:20
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