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from notes by Christopher Goodwin © 2018
|Dowland: Lute Songs; Britten: Nocturnal|
Mark Padmore is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest tenors working today. He is admired—among other things—for his ‘extraordinary diction and whispering chamber-like intimacy … [his] joy in conveying the emotional core of each situation’ (Gra ...» More
|Dowland: First Booke of Songs or Ayres|
Blending melancholy with wit in his writing for both lute and voice, John Dowland’s songs have continued to enchant audiences and singers for over 400 years.» More
|Dowland: The Art of Melancholy|
The marriage of music and poetry and the extraordinary writing for both lute and voice combine to proclaim Dowland as the father of English song. Countertenor Iestyn Davies has gained international fame through his operatic performances (including ...» More