The Second Book of Songes (Dowland, John)

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 Complete Score
#278945 - 4.69MB, 26 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V/V/V - 5991x

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Feduol (2013/4/27)

 Complete Score
#278946 - 4.69MB, 26 pp. -  3.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1905x

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PMLP277931-the second booke of songs or ayres.pdf
Publisher Info.:

London: George Eastland, printed by Thomas Este, the assigne of Thomas Morley, 1600.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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facing pages

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For Low Voice and Piano (Keel)

 A Shepherd in a Shade
#150996 - 0.53MB, 5 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/21 - 835x

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RTM (2011/11/13)

 Fine knacks for ladies (Peddler's Song)
#150997 - 0.48MB, 5 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/21 - 1042x

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 Woeful heart with griefe oppressed
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RTM (2011/11/13)

TN-Keel, Frederick, Arr., Elizabethan Love Songs.jpg
Arranger:

Frederick Keel (1871-1954)

Publisher Info.:

Elizabethan Love-Songs. First Set
London: Boosey & Co., 1909. Plate H. 6259.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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Scanned at 600dpi grayscale, improved, converted to monochrome.
For the preface see Keel's arrangements of The Firste Booke of Songes.

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General Information

Work Title The Second Book of Songes
Alternative Title Title-page transcription
The Second Booke of Songs or Ayres of 2, 4 and 5 parts: with Tableture for the Lute or Orpherian, with the Violl de Gamba ... Also an excelent lesson for the Lute and Base Viol, called Dowlands a dew.
Composer Dowland, John
Movements/Sections 22 pieces
  1. I Saw My Lady Weep
  2. Flow My Tears
  3. Sorrow, Sorrow, Stay, lend True Repentant Tears
  4. Die Not before Thy Day
  5. Mourn, Mourn, Day is with Darkness Fled
  6. Time's Eldest Son, Old Age, the Heir of Ease (First part)
  7. Then sit Thee down and say Thy 'Nunc dimittis' (Second part)
  8. When Others Sing 'Venite exultemus' (Third part)
  9. Praise Blindness Eyes, for Seeing is Deceit
  10. O Sweet woods, the Delight of Solitariness
  11. If Floods of Tears could Cleanse My Follies Past
  12. Fine Knacks for Ladies
  13. Now Cease My Wandering Eyes
  14. Come ye Heavy States of Night
  15. White as Lillies was Her Face
  16. Woeful Heart with Grief Oppressed
  17. A Shepherd in a Shade his Plaining Made
  18. Faction that ever Dwells in Court
  19. Shall I Sue, Shall I Seeke for Grace
  20. Toss not My Soul
  21. Clear or Cloudy Sweet as April Showering
  22. Humour Say what makst Thou Here
First Publication 1600
Language English
Dedication Lady Lucie, Countess of Bedford
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 2, 4, 5 voices, with lute (tablature), viola da gamba
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