• Recording

Purcell Dido and Aeneas


Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas (complete recording) Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien LP Teldec 6.42 919 (1983) CD Teldec 8.42 919 (1984)

With Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano), Rachel Yakar (soprano), Anton Scharinger (baritone), Elisabeth von Magnus (alto), Trudeliese Schmidt (mezzo-soprano), Helrun Gardow (alto), Paul Esswood (contra tenor), Josef Köstlinger (tenor)

1. Overture
2. Ah! Belinda – Grief increasing by concealing – When monarchs unite (act 1)
3. See, your royal guest appears – Cupid only throws the dart – If not for mine…
4. Triumphtanz
5. Prelude – Wayward sisters – Harm’s our delight (act 2)
6. But ere we this perform – In our deep vaulted cell – Echotanz der Furien
7. Thanks to these lonesome vales
8. Oft she visits – Behold, upon my bending spear – Haste, haste to town
9. Stay, Prince
10. Prelude – Come away, fellow sailors – Matrosentanz (act 3)
11. See the flags and streamers curling our next motion – Destruction’s our delight – Hexentanz
12. Your counsel all is urg’d in vain – Great minds against themselves conspire
13. Thy hand, Belinda – When I am laid
14. With drooping wings

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