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Dido, Königin von Carthago

Thomas Bauman

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Singe-Spiel in three acts by christoph Graupner to a libretto by hinrich Hinsch; Hamburg, Theater am Gänsemarkt, spring 1707.

Dido, upbraided by Juno in a dream, fears that Aeneas will abandon her. Her sister Anna tries to cheer her up; she herself feigns indifference to the advances of Juba, Prince of Tyre. Meanwhile, Dido’s confidante Iras tries in vain to move the cold heart of Achates, and the Numidian king Hiarbas [Iarbas] finds his

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