Dowland


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Dowland

(ˈdaʊlənd)
n
(Biography) John. ?1563–1626, English lutenist and composer of songs and lute music

Dow•land

(ˈdaʊ lənd)
n.
John, 1563–1626, English lutenist and composer.
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Noun1.Dowland - English lutenist and composer of songs for the lute (1563-1626)
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Dowland business development director Martin Landry said the company has delivered more than $1 billion in mine construction, power lines, hospitals and schools in Canada and Alaska since its inception 30 years ago.
Featuring soprano Elizabeth Donovan, Royal Harpist Claire Jones and the Welsh Sinfonia Chorus, the programme opened with Peter Warlock's arrangement of five dances by John Dowland which, in my opinion, was a strange choice to open with, as it afforded little or no opportunity for the orchestra to settle.
This series sees poorboy done good James Dowland continue his pursuit of post mistress Dorcas Lane (Julia Sawalha) but just as she's weakening she discovers his past is not all it seems.
This collection contains 12 essays on early music by late musician and scholar Audrey Ekdahl Davidson, on composers such as Palestrina, John Dowland, Henry Lawes, and Hildegard of Bingen; pieces such as the Planctus Mariae and Ludus Daniels by anonymous composers; and discussions of performance practice and English Renaissance texts by Milton, Sir Philip Sydney, and George Herbert.
Songs From The Labyrinth finds the former Police frontman putting his classical music hat on, and exploring the work of Elizabethan songwriter John Dowland.
Sixteenth century composer John Dowland is known to early music specialists, but Sting's interest in his work has taken him into the mainstream, sparking a "lute renaissance", according to his record label.
In the middle of a modest tour, and clearly growing sturdier by the day, they give eclecticism, as well as British music, a great boost, stamping their own character upon traditional ballads, modern folk songs, Noel Coward, George But-terworth and John Dowland in among original pieces by Warren and Ballamy.
2nd class: G Pears 27, R Williams 28, M Shaw 28, N Wright 28, P Battensby 28, N Coleby 29, L Black 31, M Gaskin 32, S Hind 32, P Jackson 33, I Margetts 33, N Dowland 34, R Bunting 38, D White 38, J Noble 40.
Later highlights include Robert Schumann's ``Fairy Tales,'' two of Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, virtuosic compositions by Franz Schubert, Heitor Villa-Lobos and Sergey Prokofiev and a rarely heard masterwork by the 17th-century English composer John Dowland.
Accordingly, Schleiner considers the gender politics at work in other textual instances of the figure: reformist approaches in The Faerie Queene, in Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, and in Willobie His Avisa; conservative approaches in works by Lyly, Dowland, and Shakespeare.
The metrical irregularity of "Flow my tears" is a kind that allows little doubt that Dowland composed the words to a preexistent melody that he made his "signature tune.
In this concert Andrew will be singing pieces by Henry Purcell, A Morning Hymn and An Evening Hymn and Time Stands Still plus 'In Darkness Let me Dwell' by John Dowland.