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Dowland: First Booke of Songes or Ayres / Davidson, Miller


Release Date: 11/02/2018 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 553  
Composer:  John Dowland
Performer:  Grace DavidsonDavid Miller
Number of Discs: 1 
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Following her debut release of Baroque works by Vivaldi and Handel earlier this year, Grace Davidson returns to Signum with an intimate album of Dowland’s first book of lute songs, accompanied by David Miller. Blending melancholy with wit in his writing for both lute and voice, John Dowland’s songs have continued to enchant audiences and singers for nearly 400 years. The ‘First Booke’ includes some of Dowland’s less well-known works, and was recorded in the sensitive acoustic of Ascot Priory in Berkshire, UK. Following her debut release of Baroque works by Vivaldi and Handel earlier this year, Grace Davidson returns to Signum with an intimate album of Dowland’s first book of lute songs, accompanied by David Miller. Blending melancholy with wit in his writing for both lute and voice, John Dowland’s songs have continued to enchant audiences and singers for nearly 400 years. The ‘First Booke’ includes some of Dowland’s less well-known works, and was recorded in the sensitive acoustic of Ascot Priory in Berkshire, UK. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Firste Booke of Songes or Ayres by John Dowland
Performer:  Grace Davidson (Soprano), David Miller (Lute)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1597; England 

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