Renaissance

Veneziana by Anonymous (Guitar Tab)

Veneziana by Anonymous The Renaissance (which means “rebirth or “revival”) began around 1400 and ended in the early 1600s. The musicians and artists of the Renaissance looked back to classical models, spawning a new era of artistic growth. With the invention of the printing press, music became avaialble to the public as never before.

Go From My Window Easy by John Dowland

Go From My Window (Easy) 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 …

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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.

Ballet by Elias Mertel

Ballet 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.

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