Dido and Aeneas, Z.626 (Purcell, Henry)

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NTB (2011/9/9)

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Feldmahler (2006/10/26)

Editor William Hayman Cummings (1831–1915)
Publisher. Info. The Works of Henry Purcell, Vol.III
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Arranger William Hayman Cummings (1831–1915), piano reduction
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Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d. (ca.1892). Plate 8015
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operalala (2009/8/11)

Arranger William Hayman Cummings (1831–1915), piano reduction
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Overture to the Prologue

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Act III. Dido's Lament

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For Cello and Piano (Mandozzi)

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General Information

Work Title Dido and Aeneas
Alternative. Title Dido and Æneas
Composer Purcell, Henry
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Z.626
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Overture
  • Act I
1. Solo and Chorus: Shake the Cloud
2. Song: Ah! Belinda
3. Recitative: Grief Increases
4. Chorus: When Monarchs Unite
5. Recitative: Whence Could so Much Virtue Spring
6. Duet and Chorus: Fear No Danger
7. Recitative: See Your Royal Guest
8. Chorus: Cupid Only
9. Recitative: If Not for Mine
10. Air: Persue Thy Conquest
11. Chorus: To the Hills and the Vales
12: The Triumphing Dance
  • Act II
13. Prelude for the Witches
14. Chorus: Harm's Our Delight
15. Recitative: The Queen of Carthage
16. Chorus: Ho! Ho! Ho!
17. Recitative: Ruin'd Ere the Set of Sun
18. Chorus: Ho! Ho! Ho!
19. Duet: But, Ere we This Perform
20. Chorus: In Our Deep Vaulted Cell
21. Echo Dance of Furies
22. Ritornelle
23. Song and Chorus: Thanks to These Lonesome Vales
24. Song: Oft She Visits
25. Recitative: Behold, Upon My Bended Spear
26. Song and Chorus: Haste to Town
27. Recitative: Stay, Prince
  • Act III
28. Prelude, Song and Chorus: Come Away, Fellow Sailors
29. The Sailors' Dance
30a. Recitative: See the Flags
30b. Song: Our Next Motion Must Be to Storm
31. Chorus: Destruction's Our Delight
32. The Witches' Dance
33. Recitative: Your Counsel
34. Recitative: But Death, Alas!
35. Chorus: Great Minds
36. Recitative: Thy Hand, Belinda
37. Song: When I am Laid in Earth
38. With Drooping Wings
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1677-88
First Performance. 1688 in London
First Publication. 1689
Librettist Nahum Tate (1652–1715), after Virgil (70 BCE-19 BCE)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Vocal soli, chorus, orchestra
Mss Sources Juilliard (early manuscript, 121pp., 1677, refers to work as a "Masque")
External Links Wikipedia article
Page about Dido & Aeneas at Opera.Stanford.Edu (Includes Libretto)
Naxos Synopsis and Complete Libretto