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Henry Purcell, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, London Opera Chorus, Aldeburgh Festival Strings, Steuart Bedford
Dido & Aeneas

Album FR 1978 on Decca label
Classical and Soundtrack (Baroque, Opera)

LABELS: - Purple/silver 'narrow band' labels - Boxed Decca logo - "Made in England" - "℗ 1976 The Decca Record Co. Ltd." SLEEVE: - Laminated on front - Negative stereo Ⓢ on spine - Sleeve notes in English only on back - Black square symbol below cat# on back - "Also available on cassette KCET 615" - "Made in England" - "Recorded December 1975 in the Kingsway Hall, London." - "℗ © 1978, The Decca Record Company Limited, London." - "Sleeve printed in England by Robert Stace." INSERT: - One folded sheet, 4 full size pages - Contains notes in French and German and the libretto in English - "[...] printed by permission of the Copyright Owners Boosey and  Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd." - "℗ © 1978, The Decca Record Company Limited, London." - "Printed in England by Senol Printing Limited" CATALOG NUMBERS: - SET 615 on sleeve and insert - SET.615 on labels OTHER INFORMATION: - Labelography code: EP5 or EP6

        
Musicians
PortraitHenry Purcell 1659-1695 GB
album by
PortraitJanet Baker voc, *1933 GB
vocals, dido, album by
PortraitPeter Pears voc, 1910-1986 GB
vocals, aeneas, album by
London Opera Chorus GB
chorus, album by
Aldeburgh Festival Strings
orchestra, album by
PortraitSteuart Bedford p, *1939 GB
conductor, album by
PortraitKenneth Heath vc, GB
cello, continuo
PortraitGeorge Malcolm hps, 1917-1997 GB
harpsichord, continuo
PortraitNahum Tate 1652-1715 IE
libretto by
Ludwig Landgraf
liner notes, german quotations from libretto
G
mastered by, side 2
PortraitRobert Tear voc, 1939-2011 GB
vocals, 1st sailor
PortraitFelicity Palmer voc, *1944 GB
vocals, 1st witch
PortraitFelicity Lott voc, *1947 GB
vocals, 2nd lady
PortraitAlfreda Hodgson voc, 1940-1992 GB
vocals, 2nd witch
PortraitNorma Burrowes voc, *1944 IE
vocals, belinda
PortraitAnna Reynolds voc, fl, 1931-2014 GB
vocals, sorceress
Timothy Everett voc,
vocals, spirit
Producers
Terry Edwards chorus master
James Lock engineer, recording engineer
Kenneth Wilkinson engineer, recording engineer
Joseph Mallord William Turner painting, front: dido building carthage
Christopher Raeburn producer, recording producer
Benjamin Britten score editor, realised and edited by
Imogen Holst score editor, realised and edited by, sleeve notes
Composers
Henry Purcell
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Dido And AeneasHenry Purcell, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, London Opera Chorus, Aldeburgh Festival Strings, Steuart Bedford
2Act I: "Shake The Cloud From Off Your Brow"Henry Purcell, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, London Opera Chorus, Aldeburgh Festival Strings, Steuart Bedford
3Act II (Beginning): "Thanks To These Lonesome, Lonesome Values"Henry Purcell, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, London Opera Chorus, Aldeburgh Festival Strings, Steuart Bedford
4Act II (Conclusion): "Behold Upon My Bending Spear"Henry Purcell, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, London Opera Chorus, Aldeburgh Festival Strings, Steuart Bedford
5Act III: "Come Away, Fellow Sailors, Come Away"Henry Purcell, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, London Opera Chorus, Aldeburgh Festival Strings, Steuart Bedford

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