Stephen Stubbs
Stephen Stubbs (lute)



`Lachrimae or seaven teares figured in seaven passionate pavans with divers other pavans galliards and allemands set forth for the lute viols or violons in five parts`. A set of seven pavanes for five viols and lute each based on the theme derived from the lute song `Flow my tears`.
It was published in London in 1604 when Dowland was employed as lutenist to Christian IV of Denmark.

1. Lachrimae Antiquae lat. Old tears already existed as a lute solo and a song.
2. Lachrimae Antiquae Novae lat. Old tears renewed is a harmonic parody of Lachrimae Antiquae.
3. Lachrimae Gementes lat. Sighing tears
4. Lachrimae Tristes lat. Sad tears
5. Lachrimae Coactae lat. Forced tears is a harmonic parody of Lachrimae Tristes.
6. Lachrimae Amantis lat. A Lover`s tears
7. Lachrimae Veræ lat. True tears


`Lachrimae`, or Seven Teares`, Figured in Seaven Passionate Pavans, for five viols and lute (1604),  (Dowland)
Lachrimae Tristes, Lachrimae Amantis, Lachrimae Verae. Soprano Saxophone, bass clarinet John Surman, violin Maya Homburger, double bass Barry Guy. Recorded: January 1999, Forde Abbey, Dorset.
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