The Firste Booke of Songes (Dowland, John)

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Carolus (2011/5/12)

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20 more: 2. Who ever thinks or hopes of love for love • 3. My thoughts are wing'd • 4. If my complaints could passions move • 5. Can she excuse my wrongs • 6. Now o now I needs must part • 7. Dear, if you change • 8. Burst forth my tears • 9. Go crystal tears • 10. Thinkst thou then by thy feigning • 11. Come away, come sweet love • 12. Rest a while you cruel cares • 13. Sleep wayward thoughts • 14. All ye whom love or fortune hath betray'd • 15. Wilt thou unkind thus reave me • 16. Would my conceit that first enforc'd my woe • 17. Come Again, Sweet Love doth Now Invite • 18. His golden locks time hath to silver turn'd • 19. Awake sweet love thou art return'd • 20. Come heavy sleep • 21. Away with these self-loving lads

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Feduol (2013/4/27)

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homerdundas (2009/3/24)

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Publisher. Info. London: Musical Antiquarian Society Publications, 1844.
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21 more: 2. Who ever thinks or hopes of love for love • 3. My thoughts are wing'd • 4. If my complaints could passions move • 5. Can she excuse my wrongs • 6. Now o now I needs must part • 7. Dear, if you change • 8. Burst forth, my tears • 9. Go, crystal tears • 10. Thinkst thou then by thy feigning • 11. Come away, come sweet love • 12. Rest a while, you cruel cares • 13. Sleep, wayward thoughts • 14. All ye, whom love or fortune hath betray'd • 15. Wilt thou unkind thus reave me • 16. Would my conceit that first enforc'd my woe • 17. Come Again, Sweet Love doth Now Invite • 18. His golden locks time hath to silver turn'd • 19. Awake, sweet love, thou art return'd • 20. Come, heavy sleep • 21. Away with these self-loving lads • Engraving files (Capella)

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Fartaria (2009/10/2)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Low Voice and Piano (Keel)

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Arranger Frederick Keel (1871-1954)
Publisher. Info. Elizabethan Love-Songs. First Set
London: Boosey & Co., 1909. Plate H. 6259.
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5 more: 2. Whoever Thinks, or Hopes of Love • 5. Can She Excuse My Wrongs • 11. Come Away, Come Sweet Love • 17. Come Again, Sweet Love • 20. Come, Heavy Sleep

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Work Title The First Booke of Songes
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
The First Booke of Songes or Ayres of fowre partes with Tableture for the Lute: So made that all the partes together, or either of them seuerally may be song to the Lute, Orpherian or Viol de gambo ... Also, an inuention ... for two to playe vpon one Lute.
Composer Dowland, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 21 songs and 1 lute piece
  1. Unquiet thoughts
  2. Who ever thinks or hopes of love
  3. My thoughts are wing'd with hopes
  4. If my complaints
  5. Can she excuse my wrongs
  6. Now, O now, I needs must part
  7. Dear, if you change
  8. Burst forth my tears
  9. Go crystal tears
  10. Think'st thou then by thy feigning
  11. Come away, come sweet love
  12. Rest awhile, you cruel cares
  13. Sleep, wayward thoughts
  14. All ye, whom Love or Fortune
  15. Wilt thou unkind thus reave me
  16. Would my conceit
  17. Come again: sweet love doth now invite
  18. His golden locks
  19. Awake, sweet love
  20. Come, heavy sleep
  21. Away with these self-loving lads
  22. My Lord Chamberlain His Galliard; For two to play upon one lute
First Publication. 1597 - London
Language English
Dedication Sir George Carey, Baron of Hunsdon
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation voices, with lute tablature