Dido and Aeneas

the first English opera (1689). It was composed by Henry Purcell with words by the Irish poet Nahum Tate. The story is based on The Aeneid by the Roman poet Virgil.

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  • Dido and Aeneas — [Dido and Aeneas] the first English opera (1689). It was ↑composed by Henry Purcell with words by the Irish poet Nahum Tate. The story is based on The Aeneid by the Roman ↑poet Virgil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dido and Aeneas — Werkdaten Titel: Dido und Aeneas Originaltitel: Dido and Aeneas Originalsprache: englisch Musik: Henry Purcell Libretto …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Dido und Aeneas — Werkdaten Titel: Dido und Aeneas Originaltitel: Dido and Aeneas Originalsprache: englisch Musik: Henry Purcell Libretto: Nahum Tate …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dido and Æneas — is an opera by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell, from a libretto by Nahum Tate. The first known performance was at a girls school in the spring of 1689 and hence is given catalogue number Z. 626 . It comprises three acts and lasts about …   Wikipedia

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  • Dido's Lament — ground bass, measures 1–6.[1]   …   Wikipedia

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  • Dido's lament — is a popular name for a famous aria When I am laid in earth from the opera Dido and Æneas by Henry Purcell, with the libretto by Nahum Tate. Fame Dido s Lament is included in many classical music textbooks for its exemplary use of ground bass.… …   Wikipedia

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