The Resource Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell

Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell

Label
Dido and Aeneas
Title
Dido and Aeneas
Statement of responsibility
Henry Purcell
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Librettist
Performer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
SNN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1659-1695
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Purcell, Henry
Date time place
Recorded July 1988, Henry Wood Hall, London
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
SDA 78647
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lynne Dawson, Elisabeth Priday, sopranos ; Anne Sofie von Otter, Carol Hall, mezzo-sopranos ; Nigel Rogers, tenor ; Stephen Varcoe, baritone ; supporting soloists ; English Concert and Choir ; Trevor Pinnock, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1652-1715
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tate, Nahum
  • Otter, Anne Sofie von
  • Dawson, Lynne
  • Varcoe, Stephen
  • Rogers, Nigel
  • Pinnock, Trevor
  • English Concert (Musical group)
  • English Concert (Musical group)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeneas
  • Aeneas
  • Operas
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Opéras
  • Didon (Personnage légendaire)
  • Énée (Personnage légendaire)
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • English words; libretto by Nahum Tate
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Curtis Price and libretto, both in English with French, German and Italian translations (76 p. : facsims., ports.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Overture / Purcell (2:19) -- 2: Shake the cloud from off your brow / Purcell (2:14) -- 3.1: Ah! Belinda, I am press'd with torment / Purcell (0:00) -- 3.2: Grief increases by councealing / Purcell (3:54) -- 3.3: When Monarchs unite, how happy their state / Purcell (4:28) -- 4.1: Whence could so much virtue spring / Purcell (3:32) -- 4.2: Fear no danger to ensue / Purcell (1:59) -- 5.1: See your royal guest appears / Purcell (1:27) -- 5.2: Cupid only throws the dart / Purcell (0:49) -- 6.1: If not for mine, for empire's sake / Purcell (2:18) -- 6.2: Pursue thy conquest, Love / Purcell (0:23) -- 6.3: To the hills and the vales, to the rocks and the mountain / Purcell (1:11) -- 7: The Triumphing Dance / Purcell (1:11) -- 8.1: Prelude for the Witches " Wayward Sisters, yo uthat fright" / Purcell (2:33) -- 8.2: Harm's our delight an mischief al our skill / Purcell (1:43) -- 8.3: The Queen of Carthage, who we hate / Purcell (1:59) -- 8.4: Ho, ho, ho / Purcell (2:23) -- 9.1: Ruin'd ere the set of sun / Purcell (2:22) -- 9.2: Ho, ho, ho / Purcell (0:59) -- 9.3: But ere we this perform / Purcell (1:09) -- 10: In our deep-vaulted cell the charm we'll prepare / Purcell (1:41) -- 11: Echo Dance of Furies / Purcell (0:54) -- 12.1: Ritornelle / Purcell (3:19) -- 12.2: Thanks to these lonesome vales / Purcell (0:42) -- 13: Oft she visits this lone mountain / Purcell (2:17) -- 14.1: Behold, upon my bending spear / Purcell (1:22) -- 14.2: Haste, haste to town / Purcell (0:34) -- 15: Stay, Prince, and hear great love's command / Purcell (2:40) -- 16: Prelude -- Come away, fellow sailers, your anchors be weighing / Purcell (1:33) -- 17.1: The Sailor's Dance / Purcell (1:43) -- 17.2: See the flags and streamers curling / Purcell (0:42) -- 18.1: Our next motion / Purcell (1:13) -- 18.2: Destruction's our delight / Purcell (0:36) -- 19: The Witches' Dance / Purcell (1:12) -- 20.1: Your counsel all is urg'd in vain / Purcell (5:02) -- 20.2: Great minds against themselves conspire / Purcell (3:56) -- 21.1: Thy hand, Belinda, darkness shades me / Purcell (4:22) -- 21.2: When I am laid in earth / Purcell (1:06) -- 22: With Drooping wings ye Cupids come / Purcell (4:54)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (53 min., 56 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
99579006
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 2894276242
  • 028942762428
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Publisher number
427 624-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)42546754
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • English words; libretto by Nahum Tate
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Curtis Price and libretto, both in English with French, German and Italian translations (76 p. : facsims., ports.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Overture / Purcell (2:19) -- 2: Shake the cloud from off your brow / Purcell (2:14) -- 3.1: Ah! Belinda, I am press'd with torment / Purcell (0:00) -- 3.2: Grief increases by councealing / Purcell (3:54) -- 3.3: When Monarchs unite, how happy their state / Purcell (4:28) -- 4.1: Whence could so much virtue spring / Purcell (3:32) -- 4.2: Fear no danger to ensue / Purcell (1:59) -- 5.1: See your royal guest appears / Purcell (1:27) -- 5.2: Cupid only throws the dart / Purcell (0:49) -- 6.1: If not for mine, for empire's sake / Purcell (2:18) -- 6.2: Pursue thy conquest, Love / Purcell (0:23) -- 6.3: To the hills and the vales, to the rocks and the mountain / Purcell (1:11) -- 7: The Triumphing Dance / Purcell (1:11) -- 8.1: Prelude for the Witches " Wayward Sisters, yo uthat fright" / Purcell (2:33) -- 8.2: Harm's our delight an mischief al our skill / Purcell (1:43) -- 8.3: The Queen of Carthage, who we hate / Purcell (1:59) -- 8.4: Ho, ho, ho / Purcell (2:23) -- 9.1: Ruin'd ere the set of sun / Purcell (2:22) -- 9.2: Ho, ho, ho / Purcell (0:59) -- 9.3: But ere we this perform / Purcell (1:09) -- 10: In our deep-vaulted cell the charm we'll prepare / Purcell (1:41) -- 11: Echo Dance of Furies / Purcell (0:54) -- 12.1: Ritornelle / Purcell (3:19) -- 12.2: Thanks to these lonesome vales / Purcell (0:42) -- 13: Oft she visits this lone mountain / Purcell (2:17) -- 14.1: Behold, upon my bending spear / Purcell (1:22) -- 14.2: Haste, haste to town / Purcell (0:34) -- 15: Stay, Prince, and hear great love's command / Purcell (2:40) -- 16: Prelude -- Come away, fellow sailers, your anchors be weighing / Purcell (1:33) -- 17.1: The Sailor's Dance / Purcell (1:43) -- 17.2: See the flags and streamers curling / Purcell (0:42) -- 18.1: Our next motion / Purcell (1:13) -- 18.2: Destruction's our delight / Purcell (0:36) -- 19: The Witches' Dance / Purcell (1:12) -- 20.1: Your counsel all is urg'd in vain / Purcell (5:02) -- 20.2: Great minds against themselves conspire / Purcell (3:56) -- 21.1: Thy hand, Belinda, darkness shades me / Purcell (4:22) -- 21.2: When I am laid in earth / Purcell (1:06) -- 22: With Drooping wings ye Cupids come / Purcell (4:54)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (53 min., 56 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
99579006
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 2894276242
  • 028942762428
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Publisher number
427 624-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)42546754
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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