Purcell: Dido And Aeneas

Martin Pearlman & Boston Baroque

Purcell Dido And Aeneas
  • CAT # 80424-25

    1. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Overture 1:50
    2. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Belinda) - Shake the cloud from off your brow / (Chorus) - Banish sorrow 1:05
    3. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Dido) - Ah! Belinda, I am prest with torment 3:35
    4. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Belinda, Dido) - Grief increases by concealing / (Chorus) - When monarchs
    5. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Dido, Belinda) - Whence could so much virtue spring 1:46
    6. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Belinda, Second Woman, Chorus) - Fear no danger to ensue 1:31
    7. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Belinda, Aeneas, Dido) - See your royal guest appears / (Chorus) - Cupid 1:27
    8. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Aeneas, Dido) - If not for mine, for empire's sake 1:12
    9. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Chorus) - To the hills and the vales / The Triumphing Dance 2:06
    10. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Prelude for the Witches / (Sorceress, First witch, Chorus) - Wayward siste 2:37
    11. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Two witches, Sorceress, First witch, Chorus) - Ruin'd ere the set of sun? 1:11
    12. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Two witches) - But ere we this perform 1:13
    13. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Chorus in the manner of an echo) -In our deep vaulted cell / Echo Dance o 2:19
    14. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Ritornelle / (Belinda, Chorus) - Thanks to these lonesome vales 3:01
    15. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Second woman) - Oft she visits this lone mountain 1:34
    16. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Aeneas, Dido) - Behold, upon my bending spear / (Belinda, Chorus) Haste, 1:20
    17. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Spirit, Aeneas) - Stay, Prince, and hear 2:24
    18. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Ritornelle
    19. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: Prelude / (Sailor, Chorus) - Come away, fellow sailors / The Sailor's Danc 2:17
    20. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Sorceress, Witches) - See the flags and streamers curling
    21. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Sorceress) - Our next motion / (Chorus) - Destruction's our delight 1:10
    22. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: The Witches' Dance 1:09
    23. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Dido, Belinda, Aeneas) - Your counsel all is urged in vain 3:20
    24. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Dido) - But death, alas, I cannot shun / (Chorus) - Great minds against t 1:18
    25. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Dido) - Thy hand Belinda / When I am laid in earth 4:09
    26. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: (Chorus) - With drooping wings ye Cupids come 4:27
    27. Purcell: Overture (from Abdelazer, or The Moor's Revenge) 2:59
    28. Purcell: Rondeau (Abdelazer) 1:21
    29. Purcell: Air (Abdelazer) 1:19
    30. Purcell: Minuet (The Gordian Knot Unty'd) 1:31
    31. Purcell: Air (The Gordian Knot Unty'd) 1:12
    32. Purcell: Curtain Tune on a Ground (Timon of Athens) 1:57
    33. Purcell: Rondeau (The Fairy Queen) 1:27
    34. Purcell: Hornpipe (The Fairy Queen)
    35. Purcell: Overture (The Fairy Queen) 1:26
    36. Purcell: Dance for the Fairies (The Fairy Queen) 1:04
    37. Purcell: Chaconne (The Fairy Queen) 2:36
    38. Purcell: Hornpipe on a Ground (The Married Beau) 1:29

Following its highly acclaimed Telarc release of Robert Levin's completion of the Mozart Requiem, the Boston Baroque orchestra and chamber chorus are here presented in Purcell's operatic masterwork Dido & Aeneas.

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