The last two Courantoes, onto the volta’s next.
This pairing from the Robert Dowland Lute Book, I find particularly beautiful. The 4th is a bit of an ear worm.
Here is the Second of the Almaine known as Sir Henry Guildford his Almaine, from A Variety of Lute Lessons 1610 published by Robert Dowland. There is no Composer listed. This has been converted to notation (available from my website for Lute and Guitar Pitch www.thewrittennote.co.uk) and then realised by editing the notes so that […]
The first two of the Corantoes I thought that they warranted a little longer in the lime light so added them together and repeated them. I think they are little gems.
Available in various forms under Early Musician/Lute Project/Almaine.
Here are the 3,4,5,and 6th Almaine known as The Queens Mask (the first three) and the Witches Dance from the Queens Mask, from A Variety of Lute Lessons 1610 published by Robert Dowland. There is no Composer listed. This has been converted to notation see, early musician/lute project/allmaine.
This video is a realisation of the Lute part that I did to help me learn the piece, or at least understand the piece. I thought that the export from Dorico made for an interesting piece so have uploaded it here. If you wish to explore further this music or any of the other Lute […]