John Dowland
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John Dowland

John Dowland Biography (Wikipedia)

John Dowland (1563 – buried 20 February 1626) was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer. He is best known today for his melancholy songs such as "Come, heavy sleep" (the basis of Benjamin Britten's 1963 composition for guitar solo, Nocturnal after John Dowland), "Come again", "Flow my tears", "I saw my Lady weepe" and "In darkness let me dwell", but his instrumental music has undergone a major revival, and with the 20th century's Early music revival has been a continuing source of repertoire for lutenists and classical guitarists.

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The shoemaker's wife (A Toy) for lute
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The shoemaker's wife (A Toy) for lute
John Dowland
The King of Denmark's Galliard
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The King of Denmark's Galliard
John Dowland
Lachrimae Pavan
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Lachrimae Pavan
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Mr. Dowland's midnight
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Mr. Dowland's midnight
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The Earl of Essex his galliard P.42a
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The Earl of Essex his galliard P.42a
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Can she excuse my wrongs
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Can she excuse my wrongs
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Go crystal tears
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Go crystal tears
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The King of Denmark his galliard (The battle galliard)
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The King of Denmark his galliard (The battle galliard)
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Lachrimae - pavan P.15
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Lachrimae - pavan P.15
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My Lady Hunsdons puffe - almain for lute
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My Lady Hunsdons puffe - almain for lute
John Dowland
Fantasia 1A
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Fantasia 1A
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Semper Dowland semper dolens
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Semper Dowland semper dolens
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In darkness let me dwell
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In darkness let me dwell
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Lachrimae Antiquae
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Lachrimae Antiquae
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Fortune my foe
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Fortune my foe
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Queene Elizabeth, her galliard (K Darcies galliard) P.41 for lute
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Queene Elizabeth, her galliard (K Darcies galliard) P.41 for lute
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The King of Denmark's Galliard
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The King of Denmark's Galliard
Thomas Morley
Morley: Fantasie; Dowland: Pavan; Earl of Derby, his Galliard
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Morley: Fantasie; Dowland: Pavan; Earl of Derby, his Galliard
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Fantasy in G
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Fantasy in G
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Flow My Tears
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Flow My Tears
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Lachrymae Pavan
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Lachrymae Pavan
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Volta
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Volta
John Dowland
Tarleton's Resurrection
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Tarleton's Resurrection
David Tayler
Tarleton's Resurrection
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Tarleton's Resurrection
Playlists featuring John Dowland
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
The Story of Music in 50 Pieces
The Story of Music in 50 Pieces

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