John Dowland's Lute Songs: Third and Fourth Books with Original Tablature

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Unsurpassed in his day as a lute virtuoso, John Dowland (1563–1626) today continues to delight singers, musicians, and music lovers alike. This collection of 45 songs includes all the works in Dowland's original third and fourth books of lute songs, the composer's contributions to his son's anthology of 1610, and a dance for solo guitar.
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John Dowland's Lute Songs: Third and Fourth Books with Original Tablature

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Overview


Unsurpassed in his day as a lute virtuoso, John Dowland (1563–1626) today continues to delight singers, musicians, and music lovers alike. This collection of 45 songs includes all the works in Dowland's original third and fourth books of lute songs, the composer's contributions to his son's anthology of 1610, and a dance for solo guitar.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486422442
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 5/3/2002
  • Series: Dover Song Collections Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Instrumentation
About the Transcriptions
Tuning and Transposition
Types of Transcriptions
THE THRID AND LAST BOOKE
I. Farewell too fair
II. Time stands still
III. Behold a wonder here
IV. Daphne was not so chaste
V. "Me, me and none but me"
VI. When Phoebus first did Daphne love
VII. Say Love if ever thou didst find
VIII. Flow not so fast ye fountains
IX. What if I never speed?
X. Love stood amaz'd
XI. Lend your ears to my sorrow
XII. By a fountain where I lay
XIII. Oh what hath overwrought
XIV. Farewell unkind farewell
XV. "Weep you no more, sad fountains"
XVI. Fie on this feigning
XVII. I must complain
XVIII It was a time when silly bees could speak
XIX. The lowest trees have tops
XX. What poor astronomers are they
XXI. Come when I call (for two voices and two lutes)
A PILGRIMES SOLACE
I. Disdain me still
II. Sweet stay awhile
III. To ask for all thy love
IV. Love those beams
V. "Shall I strive with words to move (Mignarda, a galliard is Dowland's title for the solo lute version of the lyre "Shall I strive with words to move."
VI. Were every thought an eye
VII. Stay Time awhile thy flying
VIII. Tel me true Love (with chorus)
    The next three with treble and bass viols ofr violin and cello:
    IX. Go nightly cares
    X. From silent night
    XI. Lasso vita mia
    XII. In this trembling shadow
    XIII. If that a sinner's sighs
    A three-part work:
    XIV. Thou mighty God
    XV. When David's life
    XVI. When the poor cripple
    XVII. Where sin sore wounding
    XVIII. My heart and tongue were twins
    The next with chorus:
    XIX. Up merry mates
    XX. Welcome black night
    XXI. Cease these false sports
"THREE AYRES FROM "A MUSICALL BANQUET"
  Far from triumphing Court
  Lady if you so spite me
  In darkness let me dwell
GALLIART TO LACHRIMAE
  "A lute solo from A Pilgrimes Solace, transcribed for guitar"
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