Varietie of Lute Lessons (Dowland, Robert)

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Publisher. Info. London: Thomas Adams, 1610.
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Work Title Varietie of Lute Lessons
Alternative. Title Varietie of Lvte-Lessons: viz. Fantasies, Pauins, Galliards, Almaines, Corantoes, and Volts: Selected out of the best approued Avthors, as well beyond the Seas as of our owne Country. By Robert Douland. Whereunto is annexed certaine Obseruations belonging to Lvte-playing: By Iohn Baptisto Besardo of Visonti. Also a short Treatise thereunto appertayning: By Iohn Douland
Composer Dowland, Robert
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's see below
  • [Preferatory matter]
To the Readers Whomsoever
Necessarie Observations Belonging to the Lute, and Lute Playing
Other Necessary Observations
  • Fantasies (by composer)
Diomedes of Venice
The Knight of the Lute
Jacobus Reis of Augusta
Laurencini of Rome
Alfonso Ferrabosco of Bologna
Gregorio Huwet of Antwerp
John Dowland, Batchelar of Musicke
  • Pavins (by composer)
Prince Mauritius, Landgrave of Hessen
Anthony Holborne
Thomas Morley Batcheler of Musicke
Daniel Batchelar
John Dowland: Sir John Langton's Pavin
Alfonso Ferrabosco of Bologna
Robert Dowland
  • Galliards
John Dowland: The King of Denmark's Galliard (p.40)
John Dowland: Queen Elizabeth's Galliard (p.41)
John Dowland: The Earl of Essex's Galliard (p.42)
John Dowland: The Earl of Derby's Galliard (p.44)
John Dowland: Lady Rich's Galliard (p.43)
Robert Dowland: Lady Clifton's Spirit by Robert Dowland (p.45)
Sir Thomas Monson's Galliard
  • Almaines
Daniel Batchelar: Mounsieur's Almaine
Sir Henry Guildford's Almaine
The First of the Queen's Masks
The Second of the Queen's Masks
The Last of the Queen's Masks
The Witches' Dance in the Queen's Masks
Sir John Smith's Almaine (p.47)
  • Corantoes
Mounsieur Ballard's Corranto
John Perrichon's Corranto
Mounsieur Saman's Coranto (René Saman)
Mounsieur Saman (René Saman)
First Publication. 1610
Language English
Dedication Sir Thomas Mounson
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation lute
Extra Information Full title, detailed description
RISM 993121310

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D. Bachelor. (2), R. Ballard, Diomedes Cato, J. Dowland (7), R. Dowland (2), A. Ferabosco (2), H. Guilford, A. Holborne, G. Howett, the Knight of the Lute (= Vincenzo Pinti), Laurencini (= Lorenzino), Mauritius landrave of Hessen, T. Morley, T. Monson, J. Perrichon, J. Reis, Saman (2). J. Smith, Anon