Publisher description for Dido & Aeneas / Henry Purcell ; libretto by Nahum Tate ; edited by Edward J. Dent ; German translation by A. Meyer ; vocal score.


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An opera with instrumental parts for strings, keyboard continuo, plus optional guitar for dances
This edition, with English and German texts, is based on that by Edward Dent (first published in 1925), but includes more recent scholarship. The preface presents a history of the work. The score is both scholarly and practical for performers.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Operas -- Vocal scores with piano.
Dido (Legendary character).
Aeneas (Legendary character).