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Ben Johnson Part 1

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 July 2012

Tenor Ben Johnson joins Clemency Burton-Hill to present a bittersweet collection of lute songs by Renaissance song master John Dowland, specially recorded for this programme. Part of a series featuring the talents of the Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme. Launched in 1999, the scheme has already acquired the reputation of being a world leader for nurturing highly talented young artists.

Ben Johnson (tenor)
Jakob Lindberg (lute)
John Dowland: song selection

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill.

Music Played

5 items
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    Ben Johnson Fine knacks for ladies [1600]

    Composer: John DOWLAND Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

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    Ben Johnson Flow my tears (Lachrimae) [1600]

    Composer: John DOWLAND Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

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    Ben Johnson Farre from triumphing court [pub. in 'A musicall banquet', 1610]

    Composer: John DOWLAND Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

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    Ben Johnson Lady if you so spight me for voice and lute [publ. in Robert Dowland's A Musicall Banquet

    Composer: John DOWLAND Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

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    Ben Johnson In darknesse let mee dwell [pub. in 'A musical banquet', 1610]

    Composer: John DOWLAND Performer: Jakob LINDBERG - Lute

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