John Dowland

John Dowland

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English, possibly Irish-born composer, singer and lutenist (1563 – buried February 20, 1626).

Dowland went to Paris in 1580 where he was in service to the ambassador to the French court. After having travelled through Germany and Italy, he worked at the court of Christian IV of Denmark (1598-1606). He returned to England in 1606 and in 1612 secured a post as one of James I's lutenists.
Most of Dowland's music is for his own instrument, the lute. It includes several books of solo lute works, lute songs (for one voice and lute), part-songs with lute accompaniment, and several pieces for viol consort with lute.
His best known works are the lute song "Flow My Tears" and his instrumental work," Lachrimae or Seaven Teares Figured in Seaven Passionate Pavans", a set of seven pieces for five viols and lute, each based on "Flow My Tears."
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John Dowland Discography

Albums

OL 50163, OL-LD 172 John Dowland / Philomusica Of London, Thurston Dart John Dowland / Philomusica Of London, Thurston Dart - Lachrimae (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50163, OL-LD 172 France 1958 Sell This Version
EA-0034 John Dowland, Russell Oberlin John Dowland, Russell Oberlin - Lute Songs (LP, Album) Expériences Anonymes EA-0034 US 1958 Sell This Version
DL 9406 New York Pro Musica, Noah Greenberg - Byrd* / Gibbons* / Morley* / Dowland* / Campian* / Coperario* / Jones* / Farmer* New York Pro Musica, Noah Greenberg - Byrd* / Gibbons* / Morley* / Dowland* / Campian* / Coperario* / Jones* / Farmer* - Elizabethan And Jacobean Ayres, Madrigals And Dances (Album) Decca DL 9406 US 1959 Sell This Version
1C 065-99 604 John Dowland, Quintett Der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis* John Dowland, Quintett Der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis* - Altenglische Gambenmusik (Album) Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 1C 065-99 604 Germany 1962 Sell This Version
HM 30 623 John Dowland Lachrimae or seaven Teares(LP, Album, Mono) Harmonia Mundi HM 30 623 Germany 1962 Sell This Version
SAWR 7904-A Byrd*, Morley*, Dowland*, Julian-Bream-Consort* Byrd*, Morley*, Dowland*, Julian-Bream-Consort* - Musik Am Elisabethanischen Hof 1580 - 1600(LP, Gat) RCA Victor SAWR 7904-A Germany 1964 Sell This Version
XPMX 845 Bach J.S.*, Weiss*, Frescobaldi*, Dowland*, Falla*, Ponce*, Villa-Lobos* - Oscar Ghiglia Bach J.S.*, Weiss*, Frescobaldi*, Dowland*, Falla*, Ponce*, Villa-Lobos* - Oscar Ghiglia - Guitariste(LP, Mono) La Voix De Son Maître XPMX 845 France 1964 Sell This Version
S 36282 Bach J.S.*, Weiss*, Frescobaldi*, Dowland*, Falla*, Ponce*, Villa-Lobos* - Oscar Ghiglia Bach J.S.*, Weiss*, Frescobaldi*, Dowland*, Falla*, Ponce*, Villa-Lobos* - Oscar Ghiglia - Guitar Music Of Four Centuries(LP) Angel Records S 36282 US 1965 Sell This Version
HQM. 1035 Dowland*, Campion*, Austin Miskell, Hermann Leeb Dowland*, Campion*, Austin Miskell, Hermann Leeb - Loves Helicon(LP) His Master's Voice HQM. 1035 UK 1966 Sell This Version
BG 673, BG-673 John Dowland, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller, Desmond Dupré John Dowland, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller, Desmond Dupré - "Awake Sweet Love" Airs & Partsongs of John Dowland(LP, Mono) The Bach Guild, The Bach Guild BG 673, BG-673 US 1966 Sell This Version
VICS-1338 Dowland* - Eugene Müller-Dombois* Dowland* - Eugene Müller-Dombois* - "Lachrimae Or Seaven Teares" And Fourteen Other Dances(LP) RCA Victrola VICS-1338 US 1968 Sell This Version
RG 572 Dowland* / East* / Holborne*, Musica Reservata, Michael Morrow, Purcell Consort*, Grayston Burgess Dowland* / East* / Holborne*, Musica Reservata, Michael Morrow, Purcell Consort*, Grayston Burgess - Metaphysical Tobacco (Songs And Dances By Dowland, East And Holborne)(LP, Mono) Argo (2) RG 572 UK 1968 Sell This Version
LSC-3131, LSC 3131 Julian Bream / Peter Pears - Dowland*Ford*Morley*Rosseter* Julian Bream / Peter Pears - Dowland*Ford*Morley*Rosseter* - Elizabethan Lute Songs (Album) RCA Red Seal LSC-3131, LSC 3131 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
2530079, 2530 079 Cutting*, Batchelar*, Robinson*, Dowland*, Camidge*, Duarte*, McCabe*, Musgrave* - Siegfried Behrend Cutting*, Batchelar*, Robinson*, Dowland*, Camidge*, Duarte*, McCabe*, Musgrave* - Siegfried Behrend - Englische Gitarrenmusik Deutsche Grammophon 2530079, 2530 079 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SAWT 9576-B Dowland*Purcell*Simpson* - Leonhardt Consort* Dowland*Purcell*Simpson* - Leonhardt Consort* - Consortmusik Auf Originalinstrumenten(LP, Album) Telefunken SAWT 9576-B Germany 1971 Sell This Version
TV 34485S, TV.34485-S Monteverdi*, Schütz*, Josquin*, Lassus*, Gesualdo*, Dowland*, Farmer*, Weelkes*, Morley*, Lawes*, Ponce*, The Sine Nomine Singers, Harry Saltzman Monteverdi*, Schütz*, Josquin*, Lassus*, Gesualdo*, Dowland*, Farmer*, Weelkes*, Morley*, Lawes*, Ponce*, The Sine Nomine Singers, Harry Saltzman - Kissing, Drinking And Insect Songs (Album) Turnabout, Turnabout TV 34485S, TV.34485-S US 1972 Sell This Version
ARN 37168 John Dowland / Francesco Da Milano* / Robert Ballard / Jean-Sébastien Bach* / Sylvius-Léopold Weiss* - Guy Robert John Dowland / Francesco Da Milano* / Robert Ballard / Jean-Sébastien Bach* / Sylvius-Léopold Weiss* - Guy Robert - Les Grandes Maîtres De La Musique Pour La Lute(LP, Gat) Arion ARN 37168 France 1972 Sell This Version
MHS 1950 Batchelar*, Bulman*, Cutting*, Dowland*, Johnson*, Morley*, Betho Davezac Batchelar*, Bulman*, Cutting*, Dowland*, Johnson*, Morley*, Betho Davezac - Elizabethan Guitar Music(LP, Album) Musical Heritage Society MHS 1950 US 1973 Sell This Version
WGM-8246 Dowland* - Golden Age Singers, Julian Bream Dowland* - Golden Age Singers, Julian Bream - Ayres For 4 Voices(LP, Mono) Westminster Gold WGM-8246 US 1973 Sell This Version
STU 70 830 Betho Davezac, Daniel Bacheler, Baruch Bulman, Francis Cutting, John Dowland, Robert Johnson (9), Thomas Morley Betho Davezac, Daniel Bacheler, Baruch Bulman, Francis Cutting, John Dowland, Robert Johnson (9), Thomas Morley - Musique Elisabethaine(LP) Erato STU 70 830 France 1973 Sell This Version
HMU 427 Bach*Haendel*Telemann*Downland*Van Eyck*René Clemencic, Andras Kecskés* Bach*Haendel*Telemann*Downland*Van Eyck*René Clemencic, Andras Kecskés* - Flûtes À Bec, Luth Et Guitare Harmonia Mundi, Edigsa HMU 427 France 1975 Sell This Version
RL 11491 John Dowland, Julian Bream John Dowland, Julian Bream - Lute Musik Of John Dowland (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal RL 11491 US 1976 Sell This Version
DSLO 508-9 Dowland* - The Consort Of Musicke Dowland* - The Consort Of Musicke - First Booke Of Songes 1597 (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO 508-9 UK 1976 Sell This Version
DSLO 517 Dowland* - The Consort Of Musicke Dowland* - The Consort Of Musicke - Lachrimae 1604(LP, Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO 517 UK & Europe 1976 Sell This Version
DB 247 John Dowland - Ensemble Musica Aurea* John Dowland - Ensemble Musica Aurea* - John Dowland (1563-1626)(LP, Album) Alpha Brussels DB 247 France 1976 Sell This Version