Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Dido and Aeneas

Opera in a prolugue and 3 acts by Purcell; libretto by Nahum Tate, after Book 4 of Virgil's Aeneid; premiered in England, December, 1689.
various version of the opera survive, the one most generally accepted by scholars being the manuscript now in the Library of St. Michael's College, Tenbury.

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