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Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / Hogwood, Bott, Kirkby, Ainsley


Release Date: 06/07/1994 
Label:  L'oiseau Lyre   Catalog #: 436992   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Purcell
Performer:  Emma KirkbySara StoweJohn Mark AinsleyCatherine Bott,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient MusicAcademy of Ancient Music Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Dido and Aeneas, Z 626 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Emma Kirkby (Soprano), Sara Stowe (Soprano), John Mark Ainsley (Tenor),
Catherine Bott (Soprano), Julianne Baird (Soprano), Elisabeth Priday (Soprano),
David Thomas (Bass), Daniel Lochmann (Tenor), Michael Chance (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of Ancient Music,  Academy of Ancient Music Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1992 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 52 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: Overture
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Shake the cloud from off your brow"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Ah! Belinda. I am prest with torment"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "When monarchs unite"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Whence could so much virtue spring?"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Fear no danger"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "See, see, your royal guest appears"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Cupid only throws the dart"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "If not for mine"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "Pursue thy conquest, love"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: A Dance Gittars Chacony
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "To the hills and the vales"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: The triumphing dance
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Prelude for the witches - "Wayward sisters"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Harm's our delight"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "The Queen of Carthage, whom we hate"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "In our deep vaulted cell"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Echo dance of the Furies
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome vales"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Glitter ground - a dance
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Oft she visits" - Ritornelle
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Behold upon my bending spear"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Haste, haste to town"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Stay, Prince, stay"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: Ritornelle
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: Prelude - "Come away, fellow sailors"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: The Sailors' Dance
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "See the flags and streamers curling"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "Destruction's our delight"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: The Witches' Dance
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "Your councel all is urg'd in vain"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "Great minds against themselves conspire"
Dido and Aeneas, Z.626 / Act 3: "Thy Hand Belinda - When I Am Laid In Earth"
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "With drooping wings"

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