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Nocturnal – lute music from Dowland to Britten

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Catalogue numberBIS-2082 SACD
Release date2018-06-10
Discs1
Orig. sample rate192000Hz
Total time83:17

One of today’s foremost exponents of his instrument, Jakob Lindberg arrived at the lute by way of the guitar and played both for several years. When he decided to devote himself exclusively to the historic lute repertoire it was with some regret that he gave up his first love. During his last year with the modern guitar Lindberg was working on Benjamin Britten’s Nocturnal after John Dowland, one of the seminal guitar works of the 20th century. Much later, when he learned that Britten had originally had in mind to compose a piece for the lute, he started to experiment playing sections of Nocturnal on his Renaissance lute, and soon decided to make a transcription of the complete work.

Nocturnal is based on John Dowland’s four-part song Come, Heavy Sleep, and inspired by this, Jakob Lindberg has placed it as the centre piece of a recital with mostly Elizabethan pieces, many of which also evoke aspects of the night. Dowland himself is represented by a selection of six lute solos, while the opening section consists of five pieces by Dowland’s older colleague Anthony Holborne. The closing track is by Holborne’s contemporary, John Johnson, and bids the listener Good Night and Good Rest.

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  Composer: Holborne, Anthony
01 The Honeysuckle 01:46 $ 0.42 USD
 
02 Muy Linda  01:22 $ 0.33 USD
 
03 The Night Watch  01:37 $ 0.39 USD
 
04 Countess of Pembroke’s Paradise 04:21 $ 1.04 USD
 
05 The Fairy Round 01:27 $ 0.35 USD
 
 
  Composer: Collard, Edward
06 Go From My Window  03:21 $ 0.80 USD
 
07 Hugh Aston’s Ground 04:51 $ 1.16 USD
 
  Composer: Bacheler, Daniel
08 Pavan  05:04 $ 1.22 USD
 
 
  Composer: Danyel, John
09 Mrs Anne Grene her Leaves be Green 04:59 $ 1.20 USD
 
 
  Composer: Anonymous
10 The Flowers of the Forest 01:06 $ 0.26 USD
 
11 Remember me at Evening 01:22 $ 0.33 USD
 
12 The English Nightingale 02:59 $ 0.72 USD
 
 
  Composer: Byrd, William
13 Lullaby  04:02 $ 0.97 USD
 
 
  Composer: Britten, Benjamin, Dowland, John
14 Nocturnal, after John Dowland, Op. 70 18:04 $ 4.34 USD
 
 
  Composer: Dowland, John
15 A Dream 02:43 $ 0.65 USD
 
16 A Fancy  02:42 $ 0.65 USD
 
17 Orlando Sleepeth 01:16 $ 0.30 USD
 
18 Galliard to Lachrimae 03:04 $ 0.74 USD
 
19 Mr Dowland’s Midnight 00:56 $ 0.22 USD
 
20 Farewell 05:31 $ 1.32 USD
 
 
  Composer: Johnson, John
21 Passingmeasures Pavan 02:57 $ 0.71 USD
 
22 Carman’s Whistle 02:23 $ 0.57 USD
 
23 Good Night and Good Rest 05:11 $ 1.24 USD
 
  Album total 83:17
LuteLindberg, Jakob
ComposerAnonymous
Bacheler, Daniel
Britten, Benjamin
Byrd, William
Collard, Edward
Danyel, John
Dowland, John
Holborne, Anthony
Johnson, John
ArrangerCutting, Francis

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