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Haste, haste to town - No. 21, Song and Chorus
from Act II of the English opera Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell
Libretto: Nahum Tate

Role: Belinda, Dido's maid
Voice Part: soprano       Fach: lyric soprano|soubrette
Setting: A countryside near Dido's palace, Ancient Carthage
Synopsis: It begins to rain and Belinda exclaims that everyone should get to shelter.
Range: Tessitura:
D4 - G5D4 - F5
Translations/Aria Texts:
Libretto entered by Robert Glaubitz (added 2000-01-05)
Haste, haste to town, Belinda's aria from Dido and Aeneas

Haste, haste to town.
This open field no shelter from the storm can yield.
Translation into Italian by Ugo Berardi (added 1997-12-21)
Italian translation of Haste, haste to town
	Belinda's Aria from Dido & Aeneas

Su, affrettiamoci verso la città!
Questo spazio aperto non offre alcun riparo dalla
                                        / tempeste.

Translation by Ugo Berardi (
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