Dowland - Flow, my tears (Lachrimae) sheet music for Voice
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About 'Flow, my tears (Lachrimae)'
|Artist:||Dowland, John (biography) (sheet music)|
|Born:||1563 , London|
|Died:||1626 , London|
|The Artist:||English composer, singer and lutenist|
Originally composed as an instrumental under the name Lachrimae pavane in 1596, it is Dowlands most famous ayre, and became his signature song, literally as well as metaphorically: he would occasionally sign his name Jo. Dolandi de Lachrimae.
Flow, my tears, fall from your springs!
Exiled for ever, let me mourn;
Where night's black bird her sad infamy sings,
There let me live forlorn.
Down vain lights, shine you no more!
No nights are dark enough for those
That in despair their last fortunes deplore.
Light doth but shame disclose.
Never may my woes be relieved,
Since pity is fled;
And tears and sighs and groans my weary days
Of all joys have deprived.
From the highest spire of contentment
My fortune is thrown;
And fear and grief and pain for my deserts
Are my hopes, since hope is gone.
Hark! you shadows that in darkness dwell,
Learn to contemn light
Happy, happy they that in hell
Feel not the world's despite.
|Score Type:||Arrangement for Voice and Piano|
|Score Key:||A minor (Sounding Pitch) (View more A minor Music for Voice )|
|Time Signature:||4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Difficulty:||Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players|
|Style:||Classical (View more Classical Voice Music)|
|Copyright:||© Copyright 2000-2018 Red Balloon Technology Ltd (8notes.com) |
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|Lute Songs of John Dowland "(The Original First and Second Books including Dowland's Original Lute Tablature). By John Dowland (1563-1626). For guitar (or lute) and voice. Vocal Collection. Dover Edition. Renaissance. Guitar/vocal songbook. Standard guitar notation, lute tablature|
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|The Dowland Collection For 4 + 5 Recorders (23 Pieces) - Score "By John Dowland (1563-1626). For SATB/SATTB recorders. Recorder Quintets, Recorder Quartets. 2 - Easy to Moderate. Score. Published by Dolce"|
|Fifty Song - Book 1 (Low Voice) By John Dowland (1563-1626). For voice and piano. Songs. Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd.|
|Six Songs for Voice and Guitar By John Dowland (1563-1626). Vocal. Book only. 10 pages. Schott Music #ED10328. Published by Schott Music|
|Flow My Tears By John Dowland. For piano. Classical. 2 pages. Published by Hal Leonard - Digital Sheet Music|
|"Solo Works, Guitar, Vol. 2" By John Dowland (1563-1626). Standard notation. Published by Universal Edition|
|Lachrimae Pavan Fantasie By John Dowland (1563-1626). Standard notation. Published by Universal Edition|
|"Complete Lute Songs I-V, Setausgabe" "(The 1st, 2nd, 3rd Books of Songs). By John Dowland (1563-1626). Voice and guitar. For voice(s) and guitar. 3. 228 pages. Published by Doblinger Music Publishers"|
|Ausgewahlte Werke fur 4 und 5 Blockfloten in wechselnden Besetzungen (23 Einrichtungen aus 'Lachrimae' und anderen Sammlungen). By John Dowland (1563-1626). Edited by Larry Bernstein. 4 and 5 recorders (varying lines). For 4-5 Recorders (SATB). Plaisir musical. Level 3. Performance score. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag|
|"Songs, 3, Voice/Gtr (Scheit)" By John Dowland (1563-1626). Standard notation. Published by Universal Edition|
|John Dowland in Tablature "By Steve Siktberg. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Solos. Bill's Music Shelf. Early Music/Renaissance. Intermediate. Book + Online Audio. 144 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc"|
|John Dowland for Classic Guitar "By Steve Siktberg. For Guitar (Classical). Solos. Bill's Music Shelf. Early Music/Renaissance. Intermediate-Advanced. Book + Online Audio. 92 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc"|
|"Fifty Songs, Book 1 Low" "By John Dowland (1563-1626). For Low voice & keyboard. Secular. Vocal Music, Vocal Collections. Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd."|
|Fifty Songs - Book 2 (High Voice) By John Dowland (1563-1626). For voice and piano. Songs. Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd.|