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Dido & Aeneas

Author: Barbara Willis SweeteDaniel IronMark MorrisGuillermo RestoRuth DavidsonAll authors
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Ballet films
Drama
Film adaptations
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Henry Purcell; Henry Purcell
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Willis Sweete; Daniel Iron; Mark Morris; Guillermo Resto; Ruth Davidson; Rachel Murray; Tina Fehlandt; William Wagner; Kraig Patterson; Henry Purcell; Mark Morris Dance Group.; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.; Tafelmusik Chamber Choir.; Telefilm Canada.; Ontario Film Development Corporation.; Rhombus Media (Firm); Bullfrog Films.
OCLC Number: 1201529598
Language Note: Opera subtitled in English.
Credits: Music by Henry Purcell ; performed by Tafelmusik Orchestra & Chamber Choir ; director of photography, Milan Podsedly ; editor, Petra Valier.
Performer(s): Performed by Mark Morris Dance Group ; starring, Mark Morris (Dido & the sorceress), Guillermo Resto (Aeneas), Ruth Davidson (Belinda), Rachel Murray (second woman), Tina Fehlandt (first witch), William Wagner (second witch), Kraig Patterson (the sailor).
Singers: Jennifer Lane, Ann Monoyios, Russell Brausn, Shari Saunders, Meredith Hall, Benjamin Buttefield.
Description: 1 streaming video file (55 min.).
Other Titles: Dido and Aeneas [electronic resource]
Danced opera [electronic resource]
Dido and Aeneas (Choreographic work : Morris)
Responsibility: Rhombus Media presents ; the Mark Morris Dance Group; a film by Barbara Willis Sweete ; conceived & choreographed by Mark Morris ; director, Barbara Willis Sweete ; produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation ; producer, Daniel Iron ; executive producer, Niv Fiehman ; produced by Rhombus Media.

Abstract:

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy.

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