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So I also have my own repertoire in the Pickering script, including the lute parts of many of the most important Dowland songs. The keyboard original survives in the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Jane Pickeringes Lute Book.

You got a lot of good answers to your question about Jane Pickering. These are characterized by narrow intervals between courses – mostly major and minor thirds instead of the fourths of the old Renaissance lute tuning used by Janeand thus a narrower compass overall.

Jane Pickering’s Lute Book (Pickering, Jane)

In an age when printed lute music was the exception rather than the rule, and personal piciering were compiled from pieces circulating on individual sheets, there was little standardization, and no “authorized” text. By the standards of the day Dowland’s variations are quite restrained, complementing the poignant melody with effective counterpoint, but adding few divisions which might obscure it. It is an exact copy of the original CD, and includes CD artwork and bok info.

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William ByrdLute Recommended albums: Instant Fires by Poeticall Musicke: These all wrote for lutes with 10 or more courses, mostly using a variety of new French tunings which became popular during the s and s. We are also interested in anything else early Celtic, if anyone has any suggestions. And in the meane, for cunninge stoppes, gave Johnsonne all the fame. The different sections of the present work have the flavour of popular tunes, though no specific ones can be identified; they are here provided with divisions on the repeats, in the style of an embellished pavan or galliard.


Her precise and elegant hand fills the pickeirng 36 folios, beginning with a selection of duets. John Dowland needs no introduction. Tablature is a sign language. Topics archived from Public Space and its subforums after a long period of inactivity, or redundant for some other reason. The result is an exhilarating tour de force resembling a dance suite in miniature. Album art and artist and artist info is unfortunately not possible with this format.


Who was Jane Pickering? – Classical Guitar

Now I see why I couldn’t find much information: A Fantasia John Dowland The Coranto uses the old Renaissance tuning. They’re an exact audio copy of the original Janr, and include the CD artwork and artist info. The pieces performed here are as Jane Pickeringe or her successors copied them, with only obvious errors corrected.

Where no divisions are included, Jacob Heringman has improvised his own, rather than import them from another source. This particularly extended and virtuosic setting is anonymous in the manuscript, but is strongly reminiscent of other variation sets by Daniel Bacheler, such as “Monsieur’s Almain” and “Une Jeune Fillette”, especially in its exploitation of the extremes of the lute’s register, and its use of rapid arpeggiated figures and quasi-tremolo effects.

About I went expressly to the British Museum to inquire.

Introduction, tables, and concordances by R. This is a characteristic of many didactic anthologies compiled under the guidance of a teacher, but if Jane was learning to play the lute as she filled her book she was precocious indeed, for the very first pieces reveal the hand of a practised scribe, and require some considerable technique in performance. Did Jane give up her lute playing, perhaps upon marriage, and return to it later in life? But as I mentioned, I have no idea how to read lute tablature; I am just a very amateurish amateur guitarist, and my sight reading of even modern musical notation is almost non-existent beyond the first position.


If you contact me I’ll send it all to you. No reading, no note names, no mental operation, no problems with positions. Board index All times are UTC.

High quality MP3 variable-bit-rate files. Geoffrey Whitney’s A Choice of Emblemes and other devices Leiden, includes the following tribute: Medium quality K MP3 files. A Toye up tails all anon ;ickering. This section is read-only. These simple, melodious titbits serve admirably to warm up the fingers, test the tuning, and gently ease the listener into the subtle and intimate soundworld of the lute. Good luck, regards from eragagaar.

BIS Records – Jane Pickering Lute Book

The audio quality is good enough for most uses. Jane Pickeringe’s lute book, technically known as British Library manuscript Egertonis one of the finest sources of the English lute repertory, but it is also an intensely personal and poignantly evocative document. A pavin by mr Johnson John Johnson The Pavin is a highly individual work: Classical Guitar Skip to content.

Rosseter, as we have seen, was fully capable of writing such intricate, challenging works. Delightful nostalgic melodies for Cornet solo Downloads: It is sometimes called “sharp tuning”. The individual nuances of Jane’s versions are thus preserved, a grateful tribute to pickerlng woman who unwittingly left us this priceless musical legacy and a window into her long-vanished world.

A Crananto anon Most people download these: This gives unparalleled resonance, but a very limited range of convenient keys, hence the plethora of slightly different tunings, each lending its particular sound to one or two keys.