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The Third Book of Songs for Flute Quartet
Flute, Woodwind Quartet, Flute Quartet - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by John Dowland (1563-1626). Arranged by Lisa Ochoco. Renaissance, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 66 pages. Published by Lisa Ochoco (S0.596935).
Item Number: S0.596935
John Dowland (1562 – 1626) was alutenist and singer in the Renaissance Period. The lute was a stringedinstrument, most closely related to our guitar. He wrote quite a lot ofmusic that is still played and sung by guitarists and singers today. Althoughhis music was written for stringed instruments in general, many arrangers haveadapted his works for wind instruments.
This collection of 20 songs from his “ThirdBook of Songs” is arranged for flute quartet – 4 C flutes or 3 C flutes andalto. Most of these songs are rather short, so it is recommended that each songis played in its entirety at least twice. I arranged these songs so that the 1st flute always has the melody. To practice fairness in all parts, the partsshould be rotated, to give each musician a chance to play the melody.
1. Farewell Too Fair
2. Time Stands Still
3. Behold a Wonder Here
4. Daphne Was Not so Chaste
5. Me, Me, and None but Me
6. When Phoebus First did Daphne Love
7. Say Love if Ever Thou Didst Find
8. Flow Not so Fast Ye Fountains
9. What if I Never Speed?
10. Love Stood Amaz’d
11. Lend Your Ears to My Sorrow
12. By a Fountain Where I Lay
13. O What Hath Overwrought
14. Farewell Unkind
15. Weep You no More, Sad Fountains
16. Fie on This Feigning
17. I Must Complain
18. It was a Time When Silly Bees
19. The Lowest Trees Have Tops
20. What Poor Astronomers are They
If each song isplayed twice in its entirety, you will have almost an hour's worth of music.
If you love Renaissancemusic, this will be a great addition to your repertoire!
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