Basta, vincesti, recit & Ah, non lasciarmi, aria

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Basta, vincesti, recit & Ah, non lasciarmi, aria

K295a, K486a

About this work...

This recitative and aria were written to Metastasio's text for "Didone abbandonata" (Dido's Abandonment). This text, like many of Metastasio's librettos, is based on Greek and Roman mythology and history--in this case, the story of Dido and Aeneas. The story has provided material for countless other operas, such as Pur... read more

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