Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

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Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby Michael Butten » Sun May 31, 2015 2:44 am

Recorded this unique Fantasy last week and though I'd share it here. No editing, just reverb added. Hope you enjoy!
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Re: Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby David_Norton » Sun May 31, 2015 5:29 am

This is quite well done. Thanks for these.
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Postby mike.janel » Sun May 31, 2015 5:48 am

Wonderfull. This really brightend my day.
Thank you.

So I guess tremolo was not invented by Tarraga after all :lol:
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Postby RHSOldboy » Sun May 31, 2015 7:43 am

Light, airy and so well played. Thank you for posting.
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Postby Terry Sanderson » Sun May 31, 2015 12:16 pm

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Postby cliffbryant » Sun May 31, 2015 3:39 pm

What a nice piece to listen to on a Sunday morning. Very well done!

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Postby lucy » Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:33 pm

Really enjoyed this. Great voicing! :bravo:
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Postby Ismael González Haro » Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:50 pm

Really good performance!! The reverb added make the sound is a point of quality!!

Thanks for share :bravo:
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Re: Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby johnny00 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:18 am

nice playing, I'm learning it now and found a transcription in key of E though or did you just use a capo?

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Postby markodarko » Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:24 am

Excellent performance! Very musical indeed.
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Re: Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby ashepps » Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:47 am

hellow326 wrote:Recorded this unique Fantasy last week and though I'd share it here. No editing, just reverb added. Hope you enjoy!


It was very pretty!

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Re: Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby Paul Janssen » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:57 am

Very nice indeed. I especially love your tone and your phrasing. Well done. :D

Quick question. Did Dowland compose this piece with Tremelo in the last section the way you played it or is this something that has been added in later transcriptions? The reason I ask is that I'm just interested to know whether tremolo dates back to the Lute music?

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Re: Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby pogmoor » Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:31 am

cliffbryant wrote:What a nice piece to listen to on a Sunday morning. Very well done!

As it happens I am also listening to it on a Sunday morning and I agree with this sentiment :lol:

Nicely played, with a good pace and steady rhythm :merci:

Paul Janssen wrote:Did Dowland compose this piece with Tremelo in the last section the way you played it or is this something that has been added in later transcriptions?

In answer to this question, the tremolo does appear in the original though a lutenist in Dowland's time would probably not have used modern right hand guitar fingering to play it. The piece is found in only one manuscript, one of several compiled by a scribe called Mathew Holmes and now held by Cambridge University Library. The piece is unattributed, but Diana Poulton suggested on stylistic grounds that it is by Dowland.
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Re: Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby Gilbert Pépin » Sun Jul 05, 2015 10:31 am

I'm new to this forum; I came because I love English music, and I am not disappointed! This version is quite beautiful to me; I've heard several times this work played on the lute, but I had heard only once played on the guitar (by William Riley). The version proposed by Hellow326 is remarkably played, I really like the style, phrasing and sonority.
And thanks for the clarification provided by Pogmoor, I think I'll learn a lot about English music on this forum. It seems that unfortunately the books of Diana Poulton have never been published in French, maybe if I improve my English I would decide one day to read it in their native language.....
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Re: Dowland, John - Tremolo Fancy

Postby Isabelle Frizac » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:13 am

Bravo ! very nice and well played !

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