John Dowland ( –) brought the art of weeping to an exquisite height in the early 17th century. This English Renaissance composer. John Dowland. Flow, my tears, fall from your springs, for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Title: Flow, my tears. Music: John Dowland (). Text: John Dowland ( ). Sheet Music. Free at Art Song Central: PDF file: Dowland – Flow my .

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From the highest spire of contentment My fortune is thrown; And fear and grief and pain for my deserts, for my deserts Are my hopes, since hope is gone. Originally composed as an instrumental under the name “Lachrimae pavane” init is Dowland’s most famous ayre, [1] and became his signature song, literally as well as metaphorically: AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Never may my woes be relieved, Since pity is fled; And tears and sighs and groans my weary days, my weary days Of all joys have deprived.

English text Flow, my tears, fall from your springs! Het licht zal enkel schaamte onthullen.

Lines 8—10 are quoted in the Philip K. Variations on John Dowland. Songs of an English Cavalier. Jazz Latin New Age. Like others of Dowland’s lute songs, the piece’s musical dowlxnd and style are based on a dance, in this case the pavan. Throughout the songs in the book, Dowland displays his characteristic skill in closely unifying the voice and lute parts, producing a true contrapuntal equality between the two rarely matched by his contemporaries, who were generally content to allot doeland instrument a simpler accompanying role.

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Music by John Dowland.

The Music of John Dowland. Views Read Edit View history. Laura Conrad submitted William Long submitted Sweet Love Doth Now Invite: Public Domain Edition notes: Songs by John Dowland. Dowland also published Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares London,a collection of consort music which included a cycle of seven “Lachrimae” pavans based on the falling tear motif.

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Honey from the Hive. Flow, my tears, fall from your springs! James Gibb submitted Treasures from my minde.

Flow My Tears (Dowland, John)

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Cast in pavan form, its famous falling “tear-drop” motif later formed the foundation for his greatest instrumental work, Lacrimae or Seven Teares for viol consort and lute. For the Philip K. There have been many instrumental versions of this song, most entitled “Lachrimae” or “Lachrymae”, literally “tears”.


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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. Wikipedia article Listen to a recording at YouTube Original text and translations English text Flow, my tears, fall from your springs! Other composers have written pieces based on the work, including Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck[5] Thomas Tomkins[6] and Tobias Hume ‘s “What Greater Griefe”, [ citation needed ] while John Danyel ‘s “Eyes, look no more” pays clear homage to the piece, [7] as does John Bennet ‘s ” Weep, o mine eyes “.

David Fraser submitted David Newman submitted Songs and Lute Pieces.