Renaissance

Walsingham (Galliard) by John Dowland

Walsingham (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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Mrs Vauxes Gigge by John Dowland

Mrs Vauxes Gigge 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 …

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Lady Hunsdon Alman by John Dowland

Lady Hunsdon Alman 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 …

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Hasellwoods Galliard by John Dowland

Hasellwood’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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Der Vorig Tantz Auff Ein Ander Art Gesetzt by Hans Newsidler

Der Vorig Tantz Auff Ein Ander Art Gesetzt by Hans Neusidler (1508-1563) Hans Neusidler was one of the leading figures in the development of 16th cnetury German Lute music. He achieved considerable success not only as a performer and composer, but also as a lute maker and teacher. His sons, Melchior and Conrad (he had …

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Ein Guts Hofftantzlein Fur Ein Schuler by Hans Newsidler

Ein Guts Hofftantzlein Fur Ein Schuler by Hans Neusidler (1508-1563) Hans Neusidler was one of the leading figures in the development of 16th cnetury German Lute music. He achieved considerable success not only as a performer and composer, but also as a lute maker and teacher. His sons, Melchior and Conrad (he had 13 children …

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Zart Schone Fraw by Hans Newsidler

Zart Schone Fraw by Hans Neusidler (1508-1563) Hans Neusidler was one of the leading figures in the development of 16th cnetury German Lute music. He achieved considerable success not only as a performer and composer, but also as a lute maker and teacher. His sons, Melchior and Conrad (he had 13 children altogether), were also …

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Ach Lieb Mit Lied by Hans Newsidler

Ach Lieb Mit Lied by Hans Neusidler (1508-1563) Hans Neusidler was one of the leading figures in the development of 16th cnetury German Lute music. He achieved considerable success not only as a performer and composer, but also as a lute maker and teacher. His sons, Melchior and Conrad (he had 13 children altogether), were …

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Ein Tuger Welscher Tantz by Hans Newsidler

Ein Tuger Welscher Tantz by Hans Neusidler (1508-1563) Hans Neusidler was one of the leading figures in the development of 16th cnetury German Lute music. He achieved considerable success not only as a performer and composer, but also as a lute maker and teacher. His sons, Melchior and Conrad (he had 13 children altogether), were …

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Prelude 199 by Elias Mertel

Prelude 199 by Elias Mertel (1561-1626) Elias Mertel was a German lutenist and composer of the Late Renaissance era. He was originally from Wangenbourg and worked under Friedrich IV until 1595. He published collections of lute music, notably Hortus Musicalis in Strasbourg in 1615 including fantasies, preludes and fugues.