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Purcell Dido's Lament for Cello and String Orchestra

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Dido's aria, "When I am laid in earth" is from Act 3 of the opera Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell composed around 1688.


The words are 


When I am laid, am laid in earth, May my wrongs create

No trouble, no trouble in thy breast;

Remember me, remember me, but ah! forget my fate.

Remember me, but ah! forget my fate.


Here is an arrangement for solo cello and string orchestra


The PDF contains the score and all parts.

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