The Resource Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate], (sound recording)

Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate], (sound recording)

Label
Dido and Aeneas
Title
Dido and Aeneas
Statement of responsibility
Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate]
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Cataloging source
CXP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1659-1695
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Purcell, Henry
Date time place
Recorded in London, June 1985
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
M1500.P87
LC item number
D53 1986, AudCD
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Jessye Norman, Marie McLaughlin, sopranos ; Thomas Allen, baritone ; with supporting soloists and chorus ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Raymond Leppard, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1652-1715
  • 1944-
  • 1954-
  • 1948-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Tate, Nahum
  • Norman, Jessye
  • Allen, Thomas
  • McLaughlin, Marie
  • Kern, Patricia
  • Jones, Della
  • Gale, Elizabeth
  • Power, Patrick
  • Ragin, Derek Lee
  • Leppard, Raymond
  • Virgil
Series statement
Digital classics.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeneas
  • Aeneas
  • Operas
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Based on: Aeneid / Virgil
  • Compact disc
  • Issued also as analog disc (416 299-1) and cassette (416 299-4)
  • Program notes by Clifford Bartlett in English with German and Italian translations and by Claude Hermann in French, and libretto with French, German, and Italian translations (44 p.) inserted in container
Configuration of playback channels
other
Contents
  • "If not for mine"
  • "To the hills and the vales"
  • The triumphing dance
  • Act II = Zweiter Akt = Acte II.
  • Prelude for the Witches
  • "Wayward sisters"
  • "But ere we this perform"
  • "In our deep vaulted cell"
  • Echo dance of the Furies ;
  • Ritornelle :
  • "Dido and Aeneas."
  • "Thanks to these lonesome vales"
  • "Oft she visits"
  • "Behold, upon my bending spear"
  • "Stay, Prince"
  • "Jove's commands shall be obey'd"
  • Act III = Dritter Akt = Acte III.
  • Prelude :
  • "Come away, fellow sailors"
  • The sailors' dance
  • "See the flags"
  • Overture
  • "Destruction's our delight"
  • The Witches' dance
  • "Your counsel all is urged in vain"
  • "But death, alas!"
  • "Thy hand, Belinda"
  • "When I am laid in earth"
  • "With drooping wings."
  • Act I = Erster Akt = Acte I.
  • "Shake the cloud from off your brow"
  • "Ah! Belinda, I am prest"
  • "Whence could so much virtue spring?"
  • "Fear no danger"
  • "See, your Royal Guest appears"
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (58 min., 10 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
  • 2894162992
  • 028941629920
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 416 299-2
  • 416 299-1
  • 416 299-4
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)14627957
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell ; [libretto, Nahum Tate], (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Based on: Aeneid / Virgil
  • Compact disc
  • Issued also as analog disc (416 299-1) and cassette (416 299-4)
  • Program notes by Clifford Bartlett in English with German and Italian translations and by Claude Hermann in French, and libretto with French, German, and Italian translations (44 p.) inserted in container
Configuration of playback channels
other
Contents
  • "If not for mine"
  • "To the hills and the vales"
  • The triumphing dance
  • Act II = Zweiter Akt = Acte II.
  • Prelude for the Witches
  • "Wayward sisters"
  • "But ere we this perform"
  • "In our deep vaulted cell"
  • Echo dance of the Furies ;
  • Ritornelle :
  • "Dido and Aeneas."
  • "Thanks to these lonesome vales"
  • "Oft she visits"
  • "Behold, upon my bending spear"
  • "Stay, Prince"
  • "Jove's commands shall be obey'd"
  • Act III = Dritter Akt = Acte III.
  • Prelude :
  • "Come away, fellow sailors"
  • The sailors' dance
  • "See the flags"
  • Overture
  • "Destruction's our delight"
  • The Witches' dance
  • "Your counsel all is urged in vain"
  • "But death, alas!"
  • "Thy hand, Belinda"
  • "When I am laid in earth"
  • "With drooping wings."
  • Act I = Erster Akt = Acte I.
  • "Shake the cloud from off your brow"
  • "Ah! Belinda, I am prest"
  • "Whence could so much virtue spring?"
  • "Fear no danger"
  • "See, your Royal Guest appears"
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (58 min., 10 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other control number
  • 2894162992
  • 028941629920
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 416 299-2
  • 416 299-1
  • 416 299-4
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)14627957
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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