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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Rachael Lloyd (Dido), Elin Manahan Thomas (Belinda), Robert Davies (Aeneas), Roderick Morris (Sorceress), Eloise Irving (Second Woman/First Witch/Spirit), Jenni Harper (Second Witch), Miles Golding (Sailor)

Armonico Consort, Christopher Monks

This new recording, with a cast of youthful, fresh-voiced soloists and an ingenuous approach, recaptures the spirit of the first known performance in a Chelsea boarding school for 'young gentlewomen'…Rachel... More…

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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Work length50:24
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  • Roderick Morris, Miles Golding, Elin Manahan Thomas, Rachael Lloyd, Jenni Harper, Eloise Irving, Robert Davies
  • Armonico Consort
  • Christopher Monks

Overture

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Belinda & Chorus - “Shake the cloud from off your brow”

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Dido - “Ah! Belinda, I am press’d with torment”

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Belinda & Dido - “Grief increases by concealing”

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Chorus - “When monarchs unite, how happy their state”

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Dido & Belinda - “Whence could so much virtue spring?”

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Belinda, Second Woman & Chorus - “Fear no danger to ensue”

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Belinda, Aeneas, Dido - “See, your royal guest appears”

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Chorus - “Cupid only throws the dart”

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Aeneas - “If not for mine, for Empire’s sake”

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Belinda - “Pursue thy conquest love”

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Guitars’ Chaconne

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Chorus - “To the hills and the vales”

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The Triumphing Dance

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Prelude for the Witches (Sorceress & First Witch) - “Wayward sisters”

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Chorus - “Harm’s our delight”

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Sorceress - “The Queen of Carthage, whom we hate”

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Chorus - “Ho ho ho, ho ho ho!”

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First & Second Witches, Sorceress - “Ruin’d ere the set of sun?”

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Chorus - “Ho ho ho, ho ho ho!” (Reprise)

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First & Second Witches -“But, ere we this perform”

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Chorus - “In our deep vaulted cell”

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Echo Dance of Furies

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Ritornelle

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Belinda & Chorus - “Thanks to these lonesome vales”

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Second Woman - “Oft she visits this lone mountain”

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Aeneas & Dido - “Behold, upon my bended spear”

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Belinda & Chorus - “Haste to town”

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Spirit & Aeneas: “Stay, Prince! and hear great Jove’s command”

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The Sailor’s Dance I

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Drunken Sailor & Chorus - “Come away, fellow sailors”

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The Sailor’s Dance II

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Sorceress, First & Second Witches - “See, the flags and streamers curling”

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Sorceress - “Our next motion”

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Chorus - “Destruction’s our delight”

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The Witches’ Dance

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Dido, Belinda & Aeneas - “Your counsel all is urged in vain”

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Chorus - “Great minds against themselves conspire”

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Dido - “Thy hand, Belinda, darkness shades me”

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Dido - “When I am laid in earth”

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Chorus - “With drooping wings”

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