Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

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COMPOSERS: Purcell
LABELS: Decca
WORKS: Dido and Aeneas
PERFORMER: Norman, Allen, McLaughlin, Kern; English CO/Leppard
CATALOGUE NO: 478 2121

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Leppard’s 1985 account is built around the vocal grandeur of Jessye Norman’s Dido, the highpoint of a stolid performance with fussy continuo playing. George Hall