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Unquiet Thoughts: Melancholic Music of Elizabethan England

Melancholic music from Elizabethan England, focusing on the songs of John Dowland, performed at this year's Aldeburgh Festival by Mark Padmore and Elizabeth Kenny.

Lucie Skeaping introduces highlights of a concert entitled Unquiet Thoughts given by Mark Padmore and Elizabeth Kenny at this year's Aldeburgh Festival. The concert explores the melancholic music of Elizabethan England, focusing on the songs of perhaps the most famous exponent of Elizabethan melancholy - John Dowland.

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All music performed by Mark Padmore (tenor) and Elizabeth Kenny (lute), recorded at the Aldeburgh Festival 2009.

Dowland: Unquiet thoughts; Say, love if ever thou didst find; Sorrow, Stay; Away with these self-loving lads

Robert Johnson: Pavan

John Danyel: Mrs ME Her Funerall Tears: Part I: Grief, keep within; Part II: Drop not, myne eyes; Part III: Have all our passions

Anon: The Flying Horse

Dowland: Now o now I needs must part; In darkness let me dwell; Flow my tears.

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Sat 11 Jul 2009 13:00

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