“When I am laid in earth” (Dido’s lament) from Henry Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aeneas”, performed by soprano Emma Kirkby.
The part of Dido has, throughout history, been performed by sopranos and mezzo-sopranos alike, and even pop artists like e.g. Jeff Buckley have put their own stamp on it.

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Petra Borzynski is a voice coach and therapist with special expertise in helping (performing) artists and creatives to overcome limiting beliefs and emotional blocks to perform better and without fear. She has helped hundreds of people to prepare for or sustain a singing career, find personal fulfilment through music and overcome limiting beliefs & performance anxiety. Her articles on singing, creativity and performance psychology have been featured in several publications.

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