We will also hear Lachrymae, Benjamin Britten's response to John Dowland
for viola and strings, with Rose Redgrave the soloist.
In a unique event, the British ensemble The Rose Consort of Viols comes to play the most famous works of English lute player and composer John Dowland
for old violas, rarely heard in Slovakia.
The composers to be featured are Francisco TEirrega (Spain), [eth]astor Piazzolla (Argentina), Dimitris Fampas (Greece), AgustE[degrees]n Barrios Mangore (Paraguay), Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazil), Sotiris Kasparides and Akis Pavlou (Cyprus), Toru Takemitsu (Japan), Leo Brouwer (Cuba), Nikita Koshkin (Russia), Giuseppe Giordani (Italy), John Dowland
(England), Andrew York (United States) and Roland Dyens (France).
The artistic zenith of British culture had been the Elizabethan era of John Dowland
and Thomas Campion, and later, Henry Purcell.
Why focus on German lied composers but ignore the songs of John Dowland
? No single book can cover every important singer-songwriter or aspect of the genre, especially with a global approach, and the editors could expand the scope of this book in a subsequent edition or as a second volume.
It's based on a composition called Lachrimae (or Seven Tears) which was written in 1604 by John Dowland
. I've recorded each of the seven tones that make up the original tune separately.
Carroll's brilliant finger-style technique - facilitated by glued-on pingpong ball derived false nails - allows him to work in classical, country, folk, blues or drop into a John Dowland
Additional Lyrics by John Dowland
"Come Again, Sweet Love" and
A few other commenders are especially noteworthy: Nathaniell Gyles had similar interests to Ravenscroft in mensuration signs and proportions, while John Dowland
shared an affinity for traditional notational practices.
What do English Renaissance composer and lutenist John Dowland
and the Baroque period's most famous composer, Germany's Johann Sebastian Bach, have in common?
Bach's Art of the Fugue, songs by John Dowland
, Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, Heinrich SchEtz's Symphonie sacrae, Arcangelo Corelli's Violin Sonata in A Major, George Frideric Handel's Rinaldo, "Begli occhi" from a cantata by Barbara Strozzi, Henry Purcell's King Arthur, and Georg Phillip Telemann's Ouverture burlesque de Quixotte.