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Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Henry Purcell, Richard [Classical] Wagner, Geraint Jones
Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Genre: Classical
 
Dido & Aeneas is an opera by English Baroque composer Henry Purcell, from a libretto by Nahum Tate. It is based on a story from the fourth book of Virgil's Aeneid, of the legendary Queen of Carthage Dido and the Trojan ref...  more »

      
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All Artists: Henry Purcell, Richard [Classical] Wagner, Geraint Jones, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Mermaid Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra of London, Anna Pollak, Arda Mandikian, David Lloyd, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Kirsten Flagstad, Sheila Rex, Thomas Hemsley
Title: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Nimbus Records
Original Release Date: 1/1/2009
Re-Release Date: 3/10/2009
Album Type: Import
Genre: Classical
Style: Opera & Classical Vocal
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 710357795626

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Dido & Aeneas is an opera by English Baroque composer Henry Purcell, from a libretto by Nahum Tate. It is based on a story from the fourth book of Virgil's Aeneid, of the legendary Queen of Carthage Dido and the Trojan refugee Aeneas. When Aeneas and his crew are shipwrecked in Carthage, he and the queen fall in love. However, Aeneas must soon leave to found Rome. Dido cannot live without him and awaits death.