The widespread dissemination of this piece is unsurprising for two reasons; firstly, Dowland travelled extensively as one of the most sought-after lute virtuosi of his age, holding various posts in Germany and Denmark and, secondly, the vogue for English dance music spread rapidly throughout the German-speaking courts of Northern Europe during the later years of the sixteenth century. The aim of this study, then, is to collate as much of this material as possible and present some preliminary hypotheses regarding in particular the transmission of this piece across mainland Europe. These can be subdivided according to their tonality and warrant a brief summary. The earliest sources for this setting are Dd.
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Yoll Although this research was carried out within the context of a computer-assisted electronic corpus-building project the analysis of the musical material has been carried pachrimae entirely manually. Indeed, the clumsy attempt at an inner voice suspension in bar 4iii-iv perhaps a misprint? 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.
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. Transcription for 2 Guitars. Although the cantus in particular is highly ornamented, it bears a close resemblance kachrimae the Wigthorpe outer parts in the same key which, of course, would appear to stem from 2nd Booke.
This is a disparate group, with no clear sequential relationship discernible between them although this is perhaps lachrjmae when one lachrinae that their period of compilation spans approximately 35 years. 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. A similar situation can be observed in some later lute settings, such as Stobaeus possibly as late as the s?
I have a wonderful transcription of the Lachrimae with normal tuning. Several perplexing unica serve to emphasise the incompleteness of the surviving picture, not least the fascinating F minor lute setting in Eyserttwhich, although tangential to the patterns of transmission identified in this paper, nevertheless seems to be a good, error-free version.
In some later sources, the piece has been adapted for an instrument with additional bass strings. Example 6 The somewhat intriguing rubric attached to this piece seems to suggest that it is an intabulation of a lost consort setting, something which is further supported by the fact that a point of melodic imitation disappears from the texture during bars Lachrimae antiquae novae 3.
However, one should take care not to assume that this is necessarily a successful intabulation of its model, nor that it dowlaand an intabulation of a good arrangement.
Forum guitare classique — Forum chitarra classica — Foro guitarra clasica — Free sheet music for classical guitar — Delcamp. The earliest sources for this setting are Dd. It is our belief that the work reported in this paper represents about the limit that could be undertaken manually within a reasonable period of time. 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 dowlajd avoided in A minor settings Example 2although this key requires higher hand positions throughout and generally asks more difficult stretches of the player.
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. The two closely-related settings in this source were not committed to paper untiland thus might well represent a composite of a number of English and Continental versions known to Montbuysson.
Composer Time Period Comp. They may not be public domain elsewhere. An early example of the exploitation of this model stems from none other than Dowland himself.
The widespread dissemination of this piece is unsurprising for two reasons; firstly, Dowland travelled extensively as one of the most sought-after lute virtuosi of his age, holding various posts in Germany and Denmark and, secondly, the vogue for English dance music spread rapidly throughout the German-speaking courts of Northern Europe during lachrmiae later years of the sixteenth century.
PM me if you like. Lachrimae, or Seven Tears Dowland, John Because most of my Intavolations are never heard before, I decided to make a simple computer synthesized audio file for hearing control. Although it is by no means a certainty, there is circumstantial evidence to suggest that a G minor setting preserved in a number of English manuscript sources may have originally emanated from Dowland himself.
Simon Groot has recently shown that much of the music in this print is taken from printed sources either from England or with strong English connections, and has suggested that the cittern parts were produced either by Valerius or by someone within his circle, since they are derived from the vocal versions of the melodies.
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears (Dowland, John)
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