Lachrimae amantis • 7. Lachrimae verae • 8. Semper Dowland semper dolens • 9 . Sir Henry Umpton’s Funeral • Mr. John Langton’s Pavan • The King of. Lachrimae, or Seaven Tearesby John Dowland: Tears of Lost Innocence. Rebecca Shaw. Western University Canada. Recommended Citation. Shaw, Rebecca. CDH – Dowland: Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares. CDH Digital booklet (PDF) · John Dowland (). Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares. The Parley.
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The precise significance of the Latin titles is not entirely clear. If performed I would look forward about a small reference to my efforts. 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.
Sir Henry Umpton’s Funeral Doch die Erinnerung an Dowland wurde im kontinentalen Europa wachgehalten. Two sources, Hirsch and the fragmentarypreserve another, possibly earlier, A minor setting. The fashion for grave pavans and galliards soon passed, to be replaced by the light almans, corants and masque dances of the Jacobean age. Like most sixteenth-century publications of dance music, Lachrimae is organized by genre, the pavans followed by the galliards and the almans.
John Dowland’s “Lachrimae”
A number of interesting European instrumental versions also survive from the mid-seventeenth century.
Schildt and Scheidemann also experimented with sesquialtera passages, something Van den Hove himself dabbled with briefly in the final division of Scheleand which is briefly foreshadowed towards the end of Dd.
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Lachrimae, or Seven Tears (Dowland, John)
For larger-scale repertory studies, such as a long-overdue assessment of all English instrumental music in 17 th -century Continental sources, lachimae laborious lachrimwe of bar-by-bar comparison could be much eased by intervention from analysis software. The adjacent page to this includes another lute part apparently in D minor; it is presumably a duet part for a different sized instrument pitched a fifth lower or a fourth higher, unless it is a simple consort part for a D minor setting analogous with those in Morley and Cambridge Consort.
Most notably, this would appear to be an example of a Continental version being exported back to England, since, as well as the south-German copy in Haslemereit appears alongside a good deal of other Continental music in Cosens, 36vwhich is certainly of English provenance.
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. Including the lute tablature and an alternate harpsichord part. Indeed, the clumsy attempt at an inner voice suspension in bar 4iii-iv perhaps a misprint? This study has only scratched the surface of a large topic and would be hugely enhanced by similar research into the multitude of similarly-transmitted English pieces that were popular across late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth century Europe.
Because most of my Intavolations are never heard before, I decided to make a simple computer synthesized audio file for hearing cowland. The second was two centuries later, at the beginning of the seventeenth century, when a number of English composers and instrumentalists found work at northern European courts.
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.
Semper Dowland semper dolens 9.
It is unlikely that Dowland intended the two families to be combined in a mixed consort; the normal practice was to use complete sets of instruments as alternatives on a musical menu, rather than as ingredients in a single dish. The problem of enforced registral displacement of the bass line between bars 13 and 14 of the G minor versions the low F is not available on a six-course lute is avoided in A minor settings Example 2although this key requires higher hand positions throughout and generally asks more difficult stretches of the player.
These can be subdivided according to their tonality and warrant a brief summary. Editor Franz Julius Giesbert ? Another instance of a Continental lute arrangement derived from the English G minor version can be found in Fuhrmannascribed to V[alentin] S[trobel].
Auch in einem anderen Sinn sind diese Pavanen einzigartige Werke: They are unique works, too, in another sense. Creative Commons Attribution 3.
It is not always clear whether the many variants contained in this print arise from typesetting errors or constitute genuine attempts at recomposition. Zum ersten geschah dies Anfang des Dowland may have adopted this format, the one he used for his lute songs, dowlaand he included a lute part in tablature, which could not easily be accomodated in a small set of part-books.
Dowland, of course, was in Nuremburg inso it is not beyond the realms of possibility that this piece may have originated from him in some sense. Some pieces in the collection were also well known as songs.
The undivided strains employ essentially the same structural pitches throughout, suggesting that they are derived from a common harmonic template.
These settings, along with that attributed to another Sweelinck pupils, Scheidemannare particularly flamboyant, each featuring complex and unique divisions.
Giles Hobies Galliard They may not be public domain elsewhere.