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Britten The Performer 3 - Purcell: Dido & Aeneas, Etc

Release Date: 04/13/1999 
Label:  Bbc Legends   Catalog #: 8003   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Rosemary PhilipsJohn HahessyJean AllisterClaire Watson,   ... 
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Opera Group OrchestraPurcell SingersAlberni String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
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Dido and Aeneas, Z 626 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Rosemary Philips (Voice), John Hahessy (Voice), Jean Allister (Alto),
Claire Watson (Soprano), George Malcolm (Harpsichord), Michael Ronayne (Voice),
Patricia Clark (Soprano), Arda Mandikian (Mezzo Soprano), Jeanette Sinclair (Soprano),
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Opera Group Orchestra,  Purcell Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1959 
Venue:  Live  BBC Studios, England 
Length: 61 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Edition: Benjamin Britten & Imogen Holst 
When night her purple veil had softly spread, Z D201 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Benjamin Britten (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alberni String Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 06/24/1965 
Venue:  Live  Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 

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