Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Dido & Aeneas: Overture
Henry Purcell 2:37
2 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Shake the cloud (Belinda)
Henry Purcell 0:59
3 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Ah! Belinda, I am prest (Dido)
Henry Purcell 3:49
4 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Grief increases by concealing (Belinda)
Henry Purcell 0:37
5 Dido & Aeneas Act I: When monarchs unite (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 0:15
6 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Whence could so much virtue spring? (Dido)
Henry Purcell 1:39
7 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Fear no danger to ensue (Belinda, Second Woman)
Henry Purcell 1:26
8 Dido & Aeneas Act I: See, your Royal Guest appears (Belinda)
Henry Purcell 0:47
9 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Cupid only throws the dart (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 0:52
10 Dido & Aeneas Act I: If not for mine (Aeneas)
Henry Purcell 0:22
11 Dido & Aeneas Act I: Pursue thy conquest (Belinda)
Henry Purcell 0:47
12 Dido & Aeneas Act I: To the hills and the vales (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 1:13
13 Dido & Aeneas Act I: The Triumphing Dance
Henry Purcell 1:11
14 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Prelude for the Witches
Henry Purcell 2:05
15 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Harm's our delight (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 0:30
16 Dido & Aeneas Act II: The Queen of Carthage (Sorceress)
Henry Purcell 0:30
17 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Ho ho ho, ho ho ho! (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 1:21
18 Dido & Aeneas Act II: But ere we this perform (Two Witches)
Henry Purcell 1:15
19 Dido & Aeneas Act II: In our deep vaulted cell (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 1:34
20 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Echo Dance of Furies
Henry Purcell 1:03
21 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Ritornelle
Henry Purcell 0:53
22 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Thanks to these lovesome vales (Belinda)
Henry Purcell 2:43
23 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Oft she visits this lov'd mountain (Second Woman)
Henry Purcell 2:19
24 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Behold, upon my bending spear (Aeneas)
Henry Purcell 0:31
25 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Haste, haste to town (Belinda)
Henry Purcell 0:43
26 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Stay, Prince and hear great Jove's command (Spirit)
Henry Purcell 2:38
27 Dido & Aeneas Act II: Then since our Charmes have Sped (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 0:36
28 Dido & Aeneas Act II: The Grove's Dance
Henry Purcell 0:56
29 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Prelude
Henry Purcell 1:34
30 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Come away, fellow sailors (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 0:58
31 Dido & Aeneas Act III: See the flags and streamers curling (Sorceress)
Henry Purcell 0:55
32 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Our next Motion (Sorceress)
Henry Purcell 0:57
33 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Destruction's our delight (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 1:03
34 Dido & Aeneas Act III: The Witches' Dance
Henry Purcell 2:30
35 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Your counsel all is urged in vain (Dido)
Henry Purcell 3:46
36 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Great minds against themselves conspire (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 1:23
37 Dido & Aeneas Act III: Thy hand, Belinda (Dido)
Henry Purcell 0:52
38 Dido & Aeneas Act III: When I am laid in earth (Dido)
Henry Purcell 4:04
39 Dido & Aeneas Act III: With dropping wings ye Cupids come (Chorus)
Henry Purcell 5:18

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Gerald Finley (tracks 8, 10, 24, 26, 35)
choir vocals:
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge (tracks 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 25, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39)
composer:
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (tracks 4–5, 9–13, 15–17, 17, 17–22, 25, 32–34, 36–37)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1689) (tracks 1–3, 6–8, 14, 23–24, 26, 29–31, 35, 38–39)
conductor:
René Jacobs (tracks 1–39)
countertenor vocals:
Robin Blaze (track 26)
Dominique Visse (tracks 14, 17–18, 31)
Stephen Wallace (countertenor) (tracks 17–18, 31)
librettist:
Nahum Tate (tracks 2–12, 14–17, 17, 17–19, 22–27, 29–33, 35–39)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Susan Bickley (mezzo) (tracks 14, 16–17, 27, 31–32)
Lynne Dawson (tracks 3–4, 6, 8, 24, 35, 37–38)
Rosemary Joshua (tracks 2, 4, 6–8, 11, 22, 25, 35)
María Cristina Kiehr (tracks 7, 23)
tenor vocals:
John Bowen (tenor vocalist) (track 30)
arrangements:
Wayward Sisters (Klaus Nomi version) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Concerto in Pieces (track 17)
later versions:
Remember Me (track 38)
orchestrations:
Dido's Lament (track 38)
part of:
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III (number) (tracks 29–31, 33–39)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act I (number) (tracks 2–13)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act II (number) (tracks 14–17, 17, 17–26)
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Suite (track 38)