Galliard

Galliard 2 by Michelangolo Galile

Galliard 2 by Michelangolo Galile (1575-1631) Michelagnolo Galilei was an Italian composer and lutenist of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras, active mainly in Bavaria and Poland. He was the son of music theorist and lutenist Vincenzo Galilei, and the younger brother of the renowned astronomer Galileo Galilei.

Galliard by Anonymous

Galliardby Anonymous (English 16th century) There was a great flowering of sacred and instrumental music, including music for the lute. The lute was brought to Europe in the 13th century by the returning crusaders. It was originally played with a plectrum, usually a feather tip. Later the plectrum was discarded in favor of plucking with …

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My Lady Hundons Puffe by John Dowland

My Lady Hundons Puffe by John Dowland (1563-1626) John Dowland was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer. He is best known today for his melancholy songs such as “Come, heavy sleep”, “Come again”, “Flow my tears”, “I saw my Lady weepe” and “In darkness let me dwell”, but his instrumental music has undergone a …

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Lord’s Willoughby’s Welcome Home by John Dowland

Lord’s Willoughby’s Welcome Home by John Dowland (1563-1626) John Dowland was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer. He is best known today for his melancholy songs such as “Come, heavy sleep”, “Come again”, “Flow my tears”, “I saw my Lady weepe” and “In darkness let me dwell”, but his instrumental music has undergone a …

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Captain Digorie Piper’s Galliard by John Dowland

Captain Digorie Piper’s Galliard by John Dowland (1563-1626) John Dowland was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer. He is best known today for his melancholy songs such as “Come, heavy sleep”, “Come again”, “Flow my tears”, “I saw my Lady weepe” and “In darkness let me dwell”, but his instrumental music has undergone a …

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Dowland’s Galliard by John Dowland

Dowland’s Galliard by John Dowland (1563-1626) John Dowland was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer. He is best known today for his melancholy songs such as “Come, heavy sleep”, “Come again”, “Flow my tears”, “I saw my Lady weepe” and “In darkness let me dwell”, but his instrumental music has undergone a major revival, …

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