Annotation

Harmonia Mundi Regular issue:
Label: Harmonia Mundi - Catalog #: HMC901683

René Jacobs Opera Edition:
Label: Harmonia Mundi - Catalog #: HMX2901683 - EAN: 79488170572

Annotation last modified on 2014-05-04 02:36 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Dido & Aeneas: Ouverture
2:37
2 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Shake the cloud (Belinda)
0:59
3 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Ah! Belinda, I am prest (Dido)
3:49
4 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Grief increase by concealing (Belinda)
0:37
5 Dido & Aeneas Act I: When monarchs unite (Chorus)
0:15
6 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Whence could so much virtue spring? (Dido)
1:39
7 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Fear no danger to ensue (Belinda, Second Woman)
1:26
8 Dido & Aeneas Act I: See, your Royal Guest appears (Belinda)
0:47
9 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Cupid only throws the dart (Chorus)
0:52
10 Dido & Aeneas Act I: If not for mine (Aeneas)
0:22
11 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Pursue thy conquest (Belinda)
0:47
12 Dido & Aeneas Act I: To the hills and the vales (Chorus)
1:13
13 Dido & Aeneas Act I: The Triumphing Dance
1:11
14 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Prelude for the Witches
2:05
15 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Harm's our delight (Chorus)
0:30
16 Dido & Aeneas Act II: The Queen of Carthage (Sorceress)
0:30
17 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Ho, ho ho, ho ho ho! (Chorus)
1:21
18 Dido & Aeneas Act II: But ere we this perform (Two Witches)
1:15
19 Dido & Aeneas Act II: In our deep vaulted cell (Chorus)
1:34
20 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Echo Dance of Furies
1:03
21 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Ritornelle
0:53
22 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Thanks to these lovesome vales (Belinda)
2:43
23 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Oft she visits this lov'd mountain (Second Woman)
2:19
24 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Behold, upon my bending spear (Aeneas)
0:31
25 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Haste, haste to town (Belinda)
0:43
26 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Stay, Prince and hear great Jove's command (Spirit)
2:38
27 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Then since our Charmes have sped (Chorus)
0:36
28 Dido & Aeneas Act II: The Grove's Dance
0:56
29 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Prelude
1:34
30 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Come away, fellow sailors (Chorus)
0:58
31 Dido & Aeneas Act III: See the flags and streamers curling (Sorceress)
0:55
32 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Our next Motion (Sorceress)
0:57
33 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Destruction's our delight (Chorus)
1:03
34 Dido & Aeneas Act III: The Witches' Dance
2:30
35 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Your counsel all is urged in vain (Dido)
3:46
36 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Great minds against themselves conspire (Chorus)
1:23
37 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Thy hand, Belinda (Dido)
0:52
38 Dido & Aeneas Act III: When I am laid in earth (Dido)
4:04
39 Dido & Aeneas Act III: With dropping wings ye Cupids come (Chorus)
5:18

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Gerald Finley (tracks 8, 10, 24, 26, 35)
choir vocals:
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge (tracks 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 25, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39)
composer:
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (tracks 4–5, 9–13, 15–17, 17, 17–22, 25, 32–34, 36–37)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1689) (tracks 1–3, 6–8, 14, 23–24, 26, 29–31, 35, 38–39)
conductor:
René Jacobs (tracks 1–39)
countertenor vocals:
Robin Blaze (track 26)
Dominique Visse (tracks 14, 17–18, 31)
Stephen Wallace (countertenor) (tracks 17–18, 31)
librettist:
Nahum Tate (tracks 2–12, 14–17, 17, 17–19, 22–27, 29–33, 35–39)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Susan Bickley (mezzo) (tracks 14, 16–17, 27, 31–32)
Lynne Dawson (tracks 3–4, 6, 8, 24, 35, 37–38)
Rosemary Joshua (tracks 2, 4, 6–8, 11, 22, 25, 35)
María Cristina Kiehr (tracks 7, 23)
tenor vocals:
John Bowen (tenor vocalist) (track 30)
arrangements:
Wayward Sisters (Klaus Nomi version) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Concerto in Pieces (track 17)
later versions:
Remember Me (track 38)
orchestrations:
Dido's Lament (track 38)
part of:
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III (number) (tracks 29–31, 33–39)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act I (number) (tracks 2–13)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act II (number) (tracks 14–17, 17, 17–26)
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Suite (track 38)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000056SSV [info]