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This is for me one of the most beautiful classical masterpieces. This clip show the original ballet from Nijinski. Here with Nureyev. In it's time (1912) it was quite a sensation, not as big as Le sacre du printemps, but a scandal never the less. Mostly because of the last scene.

 

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And there is the eternal beauty of Dido's lament from Purcell. Of course, what a drama!  'When I am laid,
am laid in earth, may my wrongs create / No trouble, no trouble in, in thy breast / Remember me, remember me, but ah forget my fate.'

But what is life whitout a little bit of drama? 😉

Also pop musicians had sang it, among them Jeff Buckley and Annie Lennox. But this is the 'classical' one with Jessye Norman:

 

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