Colin Davis conducts Purcell's Dido & Aeneas

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Album title:
Purcell
Composer(s):
Purcell
Works:
Dido & Aeneas
Performer:
Veasey, Donath, Wallis, Bainbridge, Knight, Allen, Shirley-Quirk, Patterson; John Alldis Choir; ASMF/Colin Davis
Label:
PentaTone
Catalogue Number:
PTC 5186 230 (1973) (hybrid CD/SACD)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Colin Davis conducts Purcell's Dido & Aeneas

Davis’s Dido was one of the livelier mainstream recordings, springily played and sung, although Veasey’s portrayal of Purcell’s Carthaginian queen lacks the fire of her Berlioz one.

Max Loppert

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