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Henry Purcell: Dido and Æneas / Géard Souzay, Teresa Berganza, Hanny Steffek, Jane Berbié. Pierre Dervaux (Aix en Provence, 1960) (24bit/96kHz remastered)

Album Summary

>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
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Notes & Reviews:

Performance of works from the age of Henry Purcell have changed considerably since this 1960 live recording from Aix en Provence given the exponential growth in all things historically-informed, but there is still enormous pleasure to be gotten from listening to great singers sing the great stage works of any age, even if they fall on today's ears as at least somewhat dated in style. Conductor Pierre Dervaux leads a cast featuring Teresa Berganza as Dido, Hanny Steffek and the great Gerard Souzay as Aeneas in Purcell's Dido & Aeneas, in good sound, 24bit/96kHz remastered.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Aix en Provence (1960).



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>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
  • Conductor: Pierre Devaux
  • Running Time: 36 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1689
  • Studio/Live: Live