Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

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COMPOSERS: Purcell
LABELS: Sony
WORKS: Dido and Aeneas
PERFORMER: Van Evera, Ben Parry, Lax; Taverner Choir and Players/Parrott
CATALOGUE NO: 88697572782

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Andrew Manze leads the single strings in Andrew Parrott’s thoughtful 1999 recording. The playing is exquisite but Emily Van Evera’s cool, elegant Dido is surrounded by lesser soundalikes. Anna Picard