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Would my conceit that first enforced my woe

1597; The First Booke of Songs or Ayres
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Would my conceit is not what it seems; the opening and closing sections are transcriptions of the madrigal Ahi dispietate by Luca Marenzio, a composer whom Dowland idolised—Dowland wrote only the middle bars.

from notes by Christopher Goodwin © 2018


Dowland: First Booke of Songs or Ayres
Studio Master: SIGCD553Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 16 on SIGCD553 [5'07] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD553 track 16

Recording date
28 April 2016
Recording venue
Ascot Priory, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nigel Short
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & George Collins
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  1. Dowland: First Booke of Songs or Ayres (SIGCD553)
    Disc 1 Track 16
    Release date: November 2018
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