Lachrimae Antiquae, Bk. 1

John Dowland
Catalog numbers: 

SMC B342CO/ HL 3770509

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Detailed Instrumentation: 
5 Guitars and opt. String Bass
This is a collection of 21 Renaissance dances originally written by John Dowland and dedicated to Queen Anna.  This arrangement for five guitars with optional string bass was made by Charles Postlewate and edited by Michael Fink.  This contains songs 1 - 10: 1. Lachrimae Antiquae (The Old Tears), 2. Lachrimae Antiquae Novae (The New Old Tears), 3. Lachrimae Gementes (Sighing Tears), 4. Lachrimae Tristes (Sad Tears), 5. Lachrimae Coactae (Enforced Tears), 6. Lachrimae Amantis (A Lover's Tears), 7. Lachrimae Verae (True Tears), 8. Semper Dowland, Semper Dolens (Always Dowland, Always Sad), 9. Sir Henry Umpton's Funeral, 10. John Langton's Pavan