Dido And Aeneas by Henry Purcell (1659-1695). Edited by Dean, Edward J.. For Opera. Operas & Stage Works. Publication date: 30 July 1987. Opera. Moderately difficult. Vocal Score. 96 pages. Duration 60 min. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193378650).
ISBN 9780193378650. Opera. 11 x 9 inches.
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.