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Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell, (sound recording)

Label
Dido and Aeneas
Title
Dido and Aeneas
Statement of responsibility
Henry Purcell
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
  • SYNOPSIS: In order to cure her unhappiness, Dido, queen of Carthage, marries the Trojan prince, Aeneas, who is madly in love with her. While Dido and Aeneas are out hunting, an evil Sorceress and her assistants plot the destruction of Dido and Carthage. Soon, an evil witch disguised as the God Mercury stops Aeneas. She tells him that he must abandon Carthage and found a new Troy on Latin soil. While Aeneas hates the thought of leaving Dido, he cannot refuse a god's command. In the end, Aeneas decides to defy the god's command and stay with Dido. Nevertheless, Dido refuses to stay with a lover who even considered leaving her and soon dies
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Cataloging source
ZJS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1659-1695
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Purcell, Henry
Date time place
Recorded Mar. 14-16, 2003, in the Arsenal de Metz, France
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
SDB 31691
PerformerNote
Camilla Tilling, Cécile de Boever, sopranos ; Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano ; Felicity Palmer, contralto ; Ian Bostridge, Paul Agnew, tenors ; David Daniels, countertenor ; European Voices ; Le Concert d'Astrée ; Emmanuelle Haïm, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1652-1715
  • 1960-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tate, Nahum
  • Tilling, Camilla
  • Boever, Cécile de
  • Graham, Susan
  • Palmer, Felicity
  • Bostridge, Ian
  • Agnew, Paul
  • Daniels, David
  • Haïm, Emmanuelle
  • Virgil
  • European Voices
  • Concert d'Astrée (Musical group)
Series statement
Veritas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dido
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Aeneas
Label
Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • Libretto by Nahum Tate, based on Virgil's Aeneid
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Bruce Wood and Andrew Pinnock and libretto, in English with French and German translations ([51] p. : ill.) in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
54682405
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (52 min., 54 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2005351297
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
724354560521
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 7243 5 45605 2 1
  • 5 45605 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • Libretto by Nahum Tate, based on Virgil's Aeneid
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Bruce Wood and Andrew Pinnock and libretto, in English with French and German translations ([51] p. : ill.) in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
54682405
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc (52 min., 54 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2005351297
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
724354560521
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 7243 5 45605 2 1
  • 5 45605 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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