Lachrimae amantis • 7. Lachrimae verae • 8. Semper Dowland semper dolens • 9 . Sir Henry Umpton’s Funeral • Mr. John Langton’s Pavan • The King of. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Lachrimae Pavan, for keyboard or on AllMusic. John Dowland: Lachrimae Pavan and Fantasie transcribed for Guitar by Karl Scheit. Lachrimae Pavan Fantasie from Robert Dowland’s ‘Varietie of.

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Such editions are also public domain in Canada because they fail to meet the minimum ‘threshold of originality’ lafhrimae qualify for copyright as an ‘adaptation’.

Please obey the copyright laws of your country. Dowland, of lachriame, was in Nuremburg inso it is not beyond the realms of possibility that this piece may have originated from him in some sense. CNRS,pp. Still Life and Simple Dreams. These can be subdivided according to their tonality and warrant a brief summary. Several clues suggest this dependancy upon the song, not least a handful of melodic details which mirror the syllabic patterns of the texted cantus part e.

Flow, my tears – Wikipedia

The piece has endured innumerable arrangements; the first phrase in particular appears in many works by other composers. Another interesting feature almost unique to these two versions only the version for violin and lachrimas instrument in Schermar has it too is the dominant chord substituted into bar 10 Example 8b.

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John Dowland’s “Lachrimae”

Julian Bream Consort, Vol. To give only a handful of examples, all four feature a substitute chord an inserted IV in bar 2 unseen in any English sources Example 7a. Both settings also exhibit a penchant for virtuosic writing in parallel thirds and sixths lachriimae, on occasions such as between bars even duplicate passagework more-or-less verbatim Example 8a. Valeriusfor instance, included a double-texted 2-part version in D minor. Never may my woes be relieved, Since pity is fled; And tears and sighs and groans my weary days, my weary days Of all joys have deprived.


No nights are dark enough for those That in despair their last fortunes deplore.

Dowland also published Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares London,a collection of consort music which included a cycle of seven “Lachrimae” pavans based on the falling tear motif. A number of interesting European instrumental versions also survive from the mid-seventeenth century.

Furthermore, close examination of the undivided strains reveals a greater similarity between the two versions than initially meets the eye or ear, although the divisions are largely unique. George Whitehead his Almand First Pub lication. Semper Dowland lacrhimae dolens 9. An early example of the exploitation of this model stems from none other than Dowland himself. Mistress Nichols Almand An interesting approach to the Lacrhimae G lachrimqe setting can be found in the Thesaurus Harmonicus of the French lutenist Jean-Baptiste Besard Cologne,who spent much of his career in Germany as a lute teacher.

Camphuysen gives another 2-part version, this time with a devotional Dutch text, supplied with instrumental divisions for both cantus and bassus by one Joseph Butler, a Londoner working in Amsterdam. Music of Shakespeare’s Time.

Flow, my tears

Two sources, Hirsch and the fragmentarypreserve another, possibly earlier, A minor setting. Dowland’s Tears – Lute Music, Vol.

The G minor version, however, fared slightly better, being both directly copied although, curiously, without the divisions so popular in England and used as the basis for further recomposition.

Some notable Continental lute arrangements Besides the derivatives of the English G minor version that were in circulation on the Continent, lachrumae were a number of interesting lute settings with no apparent connection with surviving English sources. To Touch, to Kiss, to Die. Originally composed as an instrumental under the name “Lachrimae pavane” init is Dowland’s most famous ayre, [1] and became his signature song, literally as well as metaphorically: Unfortunately, such are the huge number of settings, derivatives and imitations it spawned that only a small sample can be fruitfully discussed here.


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Indeed, the clumsy attempt at an inner voice suspension in bar 4iii-iv perhaps a misprint? This is a disparate group, with no clear sequential relationship discernible between them although this is perhaps unsurprising when one considers that their period of compilation spans approximately 35 years. Since this source includes five pieces signed by Dowland and is thought to have belonged to a student of his, it seems plausible that this version may be another of his own creation.

Lute Songs, Lute Solos. For arrangements, new editions, etc. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Dowland, Arbeau, Pedersen and others. There are some exterior indications that there may be a connection between these two versions, since both are in G minor, are coupled with triple-time versions, and use the unusual formal scheme AAiBCBiCi. The song begins with a falling tear motif, starting on an A and descending to an E by step on the text “Flow, my tears”.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The earliest sources for this setting are Dd. These musical details suggest very strongly that the Herold setting is also the work of Van den Hove, something which is further supported by the fact that many of the pieces located nearby in Herold are either ascribed to him or were included in Florida a year before Herold was copied from its exemplar. Le Rappel des Oiseaux. Captain Digorie Piper his Galliard Music of the English Renaissance.

Because most of my Intavolations are never heard before, I decided to make a simple computer synthesized audio file for hearing control. Virtuoso passage-work remains prominent throughout however; this setting is one of the most elaborate of all lute versions. Creative Commons Attribution 3.