John Dowland

John Dowland, born around 1563, was a lute player and composer in Renissance England. A new recording of his music is titled, In Darkness Let Me Dwell (ECM New Series 1697/Produced by Manfred Eicher/www.ecmrecords.com). John Potter (Tenor) and Stephen Stubbs (Lute) talk with Jacki about the sadness in Dowland's life and music, and about the decision to include instruments on this recording that did not exist in Dowland's time. The other musicians on the recording are: John Surman (Soprano Saxophone and Bass Clarinet), Maya Homburger (Baroque Violin), and Barry Guy (Double-Bass).

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John Dowland: In Darkness Let Me Dwell

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John Dowland: In Darkness Let Me Dwell
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ECM
Released
1999

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