England

Cogings Glory by Adrian Legg

Cogings Glory by Adrian Legg (1948-) Adrian Legg is an English guitar player who has been called “impossible to categorize”. He plays custom guitars that are a hybrid of electric and acoustic, and his fingerstyle picking technique has been acknowledged by the readers of Guitar Player who voted Legg the “best acoustic fingerstyle” player four …

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Scarborough Fair (Canticle) by Paul Simon and Garfunkel

Scarborough Fair (Canticle) by Paul Simon and Garfunkel “Scarborough Fair” is a traditional English ballad about the Yorkshire town of Scarborough. Paul Simon and Garfunkle also performed this ballad in 1966. This is an arrangement by Michiwo Tashima based on the modern duo’s version.

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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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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Ah how pleasant tis to love by Henry Purcell

Ah how pleasant tis to love by Henry Purcell (1924-1994) Henry Purcell was an English organist and Baroque composer of secular and sacred music. Although Purcell incorporated Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, his legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music.

The Willow Tree by John Duarte

The Willow Tree by John W Duarte (1919-2004) John William Duarte was a British composer, guitarist and writer. Duarte was born in Sheffield, England, but lived in Manchester from the age of 6. Although his surname, Duarte, is of Portuguese origin, he considered himself 100% British — his father was Scottish and his mother was …

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Sylvia now your scorn give over by Henry Purcell

Sylvia now your scorn give over by Henry Purcell (1924-1994) Henry Purcell was an English organist and Baroque composer of secular and sacred music. Although Purcell incorporated Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, his legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music.