No trouble, no trouble in thy breast;
Remember me, remember me, but ah! forget my fate.
Remember me, but ah! forget my fate.
On thy bosom let me rest,
More I would, but Death invades me;
Death is now a welcome guest.
HERE BELOW is Jessye Norman, with The Orchestra of St. Luke's and conductor Jane Glover, who is her Belinda-- the voice resting on the music; the music placing itself in support of the voice.
If to see Bausch is to understand what Dido felt; and to see Morris is to understand how Dido acted; to see Norman is to understand what Dido was. The Queen of Carthage, woman and sovereign: royal, ravishing, ravaged.