Annotation

On the physical CD, performers are credited as "Taverner Choir and Players"; "Consort" is not mentioned.

TODO: Add work name, act number, scene number to the head of each TrackTitle. — JimDeLaHunt 2008-05-22

Annotation last modified on 2008-05-22 21:34 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Overture
Purcell 2:20
2 Shake the cloud
Purcell 1:06
3 Ah! Belinda
Purcell 3:55
4 Grief increases
Purcell 0:43
5 When monarchs unite
Purcell 0:17
6 Whence could so much virtue
Purcell 1:42
7 Fear no danger
Purcell 1:48
8 Dance
Purcell 0:56
9 See, your royal guest
Purcell 0:48
10 Cupid only throws the dart
Purcell 0:42
11 If not for mine, for empire’s sake
Purcell 0:21
12 Pursue thy conquest, love
Purcell 0:53
13 Guitar dance
Purcell 0:40
14 To the hills and the vales
Purcell 1:14
15 Triumphing dance
Purcell 1:18
16 Wayward sisters
Purcell 1:56
17 Harm’s our delight
Purcell 0:14
18 The Queen of Carthage
Purcell 0:26
19 Ha, ha, ha
Purcell 0:08
20 Ruin’d ere the set of sun?
Purcell 1:03
21 Ha, ha, ha
Purcell 0:08
22 But ere we this perform
Purcell 1:14
23 Echo chorus (In our deep‐vaulted cell)
Purcell 1:07
24 Echo dance of the furies
Purcell 1:07
25 Ritornelle
Purcell 0:55
26 Thanks to these lonesome vales
Purcell 2:45
27 Dance (Oft she visits)
Purcell 2:24
28 Behold, upon my bending spear
Purcell 0:34
29 Haste, haste to town!
Purcell 0:50
30 Stay, prince, and hear
Purcell 2:35
31 Grove’s dance
Purcell 0:50
32 Prelude (Come away)
Purcell 1:34
33 Sailor’s dance
Purcell 0:47
34 See the flags
Purcell 0:57
35 Our next motion
Purcell 0:33
36 Destruction’s our delight
Purcell 0:34
37 Witches’ dance
Purcell 1:12
38 Your counsel all
Purcell 3:53
39 Great minds against themselves
Purcell 1:04
40 Thy hand, Belinda
Purcell 0:44
41 Dido’s lament
Purcell 3:42
42 With drooping wings
Purcell 2:15
43 Cupid’s dance
Purcell 2:34

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (tracks 4–5, 8, 10–15, 17–26, 29, 31, 33, 35–37, 39–40, 43)
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1689) (tracks 1–3, 6–7, 9, 16, 27–28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 41–42)
conductor:
Andrew Parrott (1994-09) (tracks 1–43)
librettist:
Nahum Tate (tracks 2–7, 9–12, 14, 16–23, 26–30, 32, 34–36, 38–42)
orchestra:
Taverner Players (1994-09) (tracks 1–43)
producer:
John Hadden (tracks 1–43)
phonographic copyright by:
Taverner Productions (not for release label use!) (1994) (tracks 1–43)
recorded at:
St Giles’s Cripplegate in London, England, United Kingdom (1994-09) (tracks 1–43)
sampled by:
arrangements:
Wayward Sisters (Klaus Nomi version) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Concerto in Pieces (track 19)
later versions:
Remember Me (track 41)
orchestrations:
Dido's Lament (track 41)
part of:
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III (number) (tracks 32–34, 36–42)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act I (number) (tracks 2–7, 9–12, 14–15)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act II (number) (tracks 16–30)
recording of:
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act I. Dance (interstitial, unnumbered) (1994-09) (track 8)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act I. Guitar Dance (interstitial, unnumbered) (1994-09) (track 13)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act II. The Groves Dance (interstitial, unnumbered, end of Act II) (1994-09) (track 31)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III. Aria “Our next motion” (Sorceress) (interstitial, unnumbered) (1994-09) (track 35)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Act III. Cupids’ Dance (interstitial, unnumbered, end of Act III) (1994-09) (track 43)
Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626: Overture (1994-09) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Suite (track 41)

Release

executive producer: Malcolm Bruno
illustration: Baron Pierre‐Narcisse Guérin (French painter)
copyrighted by: Taverner Productions (not for release label use!) (1994)
ASIN: US: B000BK302O [info]