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No nights are dark enough for those That in despair their last fortunes deplore. Light doth but shame disclose. The earliest sources for this setting are Dd. Instrumental versions by Dowland include “Lachrimae” for lute, ” Galliard to Lachrimae” for lute and “Lachrimae antiquae” for consort.
Pavah keyboard setting by Schildt survives in three sources, one of which Clausholm – possibly autograph?
Lachrimae, or Seven Tears (Dowland, John)
The problem of enforced registral displacement of the bass line between bars 13 and 14 of the G minor versions the low F is not available on a six-course lute is avoided in A minor settings Example 2although this key requires higher hand positions throughout and generally asks more difficult stretches of the player.
The aim of this study, then, is to collate as much of this material as possible and present some preliminary hypotheses regarding in particular the transmission of this piece across mainland Europe. For arrangements, new editions, etc.
Dowland, of course, was in Nuremburg inso it is not beyond the realms of possibility that this piece may have originated from him in some sense. Transcription for 2 Guitars. Directions for Further Research This study has only scratched the surface of a large topic and would be hugely enhanced by similar research into the multitude of similarly-transmitted English pieces that were popular across late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth century Europe.
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. It is also worth noting that the earliest firmly datable version of this piece, that printed from wood-blocks in Barleyis a G minor setting of a similar ilk to those already discussed. For larger-scale repertory studies, such as a long-overdue assessment of all English instrumental music in 17 th -century Continental sources, the laborious work of bar-by-bar comparison could be much eased by intervention from analysis software.
However, by the time Van den Hove added another setting to the Schele lutebook dated 16th Februaryhe had obviously experimented with other models, since the unorthodox AAiBCBiCi layout has been replaced with a more conventional AAiBBiCCi and the contrapuntal template differs somewhat.
This page is only for complete editions and multiple selections from the collection here.
Flow, my tears, fall from your springs! Even at this early stage, the melody of the English version lachrlmae disappearing and the piece is beginning to be treated as a chord sequenceserving as a basis for further elaboration.
A number of interesting European instrumental versions also survive from the mid-seventeenth century.
Flow, my tears – Wikipedia
Valerius could have based his parts directly on 2nd Bookeor one of any number of derivatives that may have been circulating in manuscript. This page was last anntiquae on 7 Mayat An interesting approach to the English G minor setting can be found in the Thesaurus Harmonicus of the French lutenist Jean-Baptiste Besard Cologne,who spent much of his career in Germany as a lute teacher. To give only lacrimae handful of examples, all four feature a substitute chord an inserted IV in bar 2 unseen in any English sources Example 7a.
Both settings also exhibit a penchant for virtuosic writing in parallel thirds and sixths and, on occasions such as between bars even duplicate passagework more-or-less verbatim Example 8a.
Pieces ; Pavans ; Ahtiquae ; Dances ; Allemandes ; For lute, 5 viols ; Scores featuring the lute ; Scores featuring the viol ; For 6 players ; For 2 lutes arr ; For 2 players ; For 2 guitars arr ; Scores featuring the guitar. The version in Thysius compiled? Unusually, the divisions on each strain of the pavan are reproduced with great consistency, the only exceptions being ML which has some added flourishes and which omits the divisions altogether.
Intavolation in french Ppavan for 2 lutes Unisono.
George Whitehead his Almand. However, the keyboard composers are able to exploit a contrapuntal dimension unavailable to Van den Hove and lutenist-composers in generalallowing them to make imitative interplay of paramount importance in their settings.
To single out just one instance, the highest pitch of the very first chord pavsn carelessly omitted, thus ruining the famous descending tetrachord.
Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares – Wikipedia