Lachrimae, or Seven Tears

'Lachrimæ, or Seaven Teares' is a collection of instrumental music composed by John Dowland, and first published by John Windet in London in 1604. During that time, Download was in the employment of Christian IV of Denmark, acting as a lutenist. The publication was dedicated to Anne of Denmark. The pieces are scored for five viols or violins and a lute. The main group of pieces consists of seven pavanes, variations on the Lachrimae pavan which Dowland had already made well known as a lute solo and a song. It begins with ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 1. Lachrimae Antiquae
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 2. Lachrimae Antiquae Novae
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 3. Lachrimae Gementes
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 4. Lachrimae tristes
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 5. Lachrimae coactae
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 6. Lachrimae amantis
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 7. Lachrimae verae
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 8. Semper Dowland semper dolens
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 9. Sir Henry Umpton's Funeral
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 10. Mr. John Langton's Pavan
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 11. The King of Denmark's Galliard
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 12. The Earl of Essex Galliard
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 14. Mr. Henry Noel his Galliard
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 15. Mr. Giles Hobies Galliard
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 16. Mr. Nicholas Gryffith his Galliard
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 17. Mr. Thomas Collier his Galliard with 2 trebles
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 18. Captain Digorie Piper his Galliard
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 19. Mr. Bucton's Galliard
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 20. Mistress Nichols Almand
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears - 21. Mr. George Whitehead his Almand

John Dowland

John Dowland was an English Renaissance composer, singer, and lutenist. He is best known today for his melancholy songs such as "Come, ...
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