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Dido and Aeneas

Donald Macleod examines Purcell's revolutionary first opera, "Dido and Aeneas", and the influence and power it still holds over us more than three centuries on after its composition in 1689. He introduces excerpts from each of the opera's three acts, in a trio of celebrated recordings. Part of BBC Radio 3's "Baroque Spring": a month long season of baroque music and culture.

1 hour

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Wed 13 Mar 2013 18:30

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