The Firste Booke of Songes

The Firste Booke of Songes is the title of a compilation of songs written by John Downland and first published in 1597. It consists of 21 songs and 1 lute piece and it was originally dedicated to Sir George Carey, Baron of Hunsdon. The original title page reads 'The First Booke of Songes or Ayres of fowre partes with Tableture for the Lute: So made that all the partes together, or either of them seuerally may be song to the Lute, Orpherian or Viol de gambo, Also, an inuention, for two to ... more

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Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - Complete Score (London: Peter Short, 1597) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - Complete Score (London: Peter Short, 1600) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - Complete Score (London: Humphrey Lownes, 1606) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - Complete Score ( London: Humphrey Lownes, 1613) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - Introduction and Contents (William Chappell - 1809-1888) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - Scores (William Chappell - 1809-1888) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 1. Unquiet thoughts (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 2. Who ever thinks or hopes of love for love (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 3. My thoughts are wing'd (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 4. If my complaints could passions move (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 5. Can she excuse my wrongs (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 6. Now o now I needs must part (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 7. Dear, if you change (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 8. Burst forth, my tears (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 9. Go, crystal tears (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 10. Thinkst thou then by thy feigning (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 11. Come away, come sweet love (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 12. Rest a while, you cruel cares (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 13. Sleep, wayward thoughts (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 14. All ye, whom love or fortune hath betray'd (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 15. Wilt thou unkind thus reave me (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 16. Would my conceit that first enforc'd my woe (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 17. Come again: Sweet love doth now invite (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 18., His golden locks time hath to silver turn'd (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 19. Awake, sweet love, thou art return'd (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 20. Come, heavy sleep (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download
Sheet Music The Firste Booke of Songes - 21. Away with these self-loving lads (Ulrich Alpers) Preview Download

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