Presented with the task of creating an opera, composer and librettist decide to adapt that part of Virgil's Aeneid that describes the tragic separation of the lovers, Dido and Aeneas. The year is 1680, the composer is Henry Purcell and the willing librettist is Nahum Tate. This novel gives expression to their remarkable talents, their creative friendship and the passions that are the source of their inspiration.
|Type of Research:||Book|
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||the story of the making of the opera Dido and Aeneas|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Chelsea College of Art and Design|
|Projects or Series:||Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)|
|Deposited By:||Peter Stickland|
|Deposited On:||21 Feb 2012 11:17|
|Last Modified:||21 Feb 2012 11:17|