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Lachrymae (reflections on a song of John Dowland ) for viola and piano (1950), op. 48a (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

Lachrymae (reflections on a song of John Dowland ) for viola and piano (1950), op. 48a

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Dedication: `For William Primrose`
Incorporates references to two songs by John Dowland, the first forming the basis of the variations and the second quoted in the section marked `Appassionato`:...Read more
Dedication: `For William Primrose`
Incorporates references to two songs by John Dowland, the first forming the basis of the variations and the second quoted in the section marked `Appassionato`:
`If my complaints could passions move`, published as 4 in `The first booke of songes or ayres` (1597) and as `Captaine Digorie Piper his galliard` in `Lachrimae` (1604);
`Flow my tears` (second strain), published as 2 in `The second booke of songes or ayres` (1600) and as `Lachrimae antiquae` in Lachrimae` (1604).

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