Author: John Dowland
Release Date: December 31, 2005 [eBook #17422]
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The British composer and lute virtuoso John Dowland (1562-1626) was the leading English lutanist composer of his time. A sensitive, original melodist, he found his forte in pensive song-soliloquys.Joh...
Known in his own time as a virtuoso performer on the lute, John Dowland is today remembered mainly as a composer of vocal and instrumental music. Except for a few pieces of minor verse--four commendat...