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Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas
Frank Patterson, Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Shirley-Quirk
Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas
Genres: Opera & Classical Vocal, Classical
 
Dido and Aeneas is Henry Purcells only opera, and was written in the later portion of the seventeenth century, when there was no opera tradition in England. The libretto for this work is based on Virgils Aeneid. This alb...  more »

      
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All Artists: Frank Patterson, Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Delia Wallis, Gillian Knight, Thomas Allen, Helen Donath, Josephine Veasey
Title: Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas
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Label: Naxos of America, Inc.
Release Date: 3/11/2016
Album Type: Hybrid SACD - DSD
Genres: Opera & Classical Vocal, Classical
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Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 827949023064

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Dido and Aeneas is Henry Purcells only opera, and was written in the later portion of the seventeenth century, when there was no opera tradition in England. The libretto for this work is based on Virgils Aeneid. This album was originally recorded in 1970, and has been remastered for rerelease. The performing ensemble is Academy of St. Martin in the Fields John Alldis Choir under the capable direction of Sir Colin Davis.

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