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Dido and Aeneas

hii im new and taking IB MUSIC YEAR 1

and now im doing the opera Dido and Aeneas.

the thing is i need to figure out what is it about and.. all the things about this piece

characteristics for each characters, mood, theme, texture, melody and etc.

anyone please help me out?

anyway, IB MUSIC is really fun and exciting, though im the only one year 1 student in our school currently.

thank you!!

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There are many analyses online that you can find simply by searching google. They are very detailed and will inform you of all you would ever like to know about Dido & Aeneas.

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Dido and Aeneas is actually surprisingly easy to study- find a summary online for the plot (although this is pretty irrelevant in terms of the actual exam). The best approach to take is find a list of Baroque characteristics and fit them to the score (ie. find examples of each and compile a list). Make sure its a comprehensive list. Then pick a few characteristics that are unique to Purcell (ie. word painting) and make notes on them.

Hope that helps!

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Wait, are you in SL? Because the prescribe work for next year is different.

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