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When Pepys, the Purcells, and Pelham are climbing the stairs to view the fire, Pepys is speaking lines from his diary entry of 2 September 1666. See more
One shot shows a stagehand turning a winch to lift Mary Tudor when she's playing Cupid. When she's being lowered, a shot shows the stagehand turning the winch in the same direction as previously. See more
Do excuse me for taking such a long time in dying.
Edited into The Harvest of Sorrow
Dido & Aeneas: Dido's lament (Thy hand, Belinda - When I am laid in earth)
Music by Henry Purcell
Performed by Susan Graham
and Peter Harvey with English Baroque Soloists
Conducted by John Eliot Gardiner See more