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Perfect quality WAV files. In two sources it is attributed to the Parisian Charles de Lespine, who was in England inand its form and texture are certainly typical of French taste. The individual nuances of Jane’s versions are thus preserved, a grateful tribute to a woman who unwittingly left us this priceless musical legacy and a window into her long-vanished world.

He was held in high esteem by his contemporaries, with both his solos and his duets being widely copied.

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.

It appears that Jane worked on her collection fairly intensively, stopped for a period, then returned to it briefly some time later, for luye distinctive tablature hand is remarkably uniform until folio 35, whereupon it changes abruptly.

Philip Rosseter is best known today for his beautifully wrought lute songs, but a number of his lute solos survive.

In an age when printed lute music was the exception rather than the rule, and personal picksring were compiled from pieces circulating on individual sheets, there was little standardization, and no “authorized” text. Her precise and elegant hand fills the first 36 folios, beginning with a selection of duets.


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BIS Records – Jane Pickering Lute Book

Philip RosseterComposer: And she was acquainted with John Dowland, so we are near the source. By the standards pic,ering the day Dowland’s variations are quite restrained, complementing the poignant melody with effective counterpoint, but adding few divisions which might obscure it.

Album art and artist and artist info is unfortunately not possible with this format. Melodic, passionate, introspective and transcendent journeys to the heart Courante by Edward Martin and Thomas Walker: Bookk Church, York, England.

Jane Pickeringes Lute Book : Jacob Heringman

Where no divisions are included, Jacob Heringman has improvised his own, rather than import them from another source. That’s the first part of the story. Rosseter, as we have seen, was fully capable of writing such intricate, challenging works.

ClassicalRenaissanceInstrumentalComposer: 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. Board index All times are UTC. The Jane Pickering script. 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.


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.

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Lute transcriptions from keyboard originals are uncommon, simply because most keyboard solos have too wide a compass and are too complex to transfer idiomatically to the lute. However such a situation could explain the conservative repertory, which would then be largely that of her teacher’s generation.

Jane Pickering’s Lute Book (Pickering, Jane)

Did Jane give up her lute playing, perhaps upon marriage, and return to it later in life? The result is an exhilarating tour de force resembling a dance suite in miniature. However such a situation could explain the conservative repertory, which would be largely of her teacher’s generation. Only 3 pieces are added in this later writing style, one of them a duplicate on an earlier entry. Reading modern ipckering notation at sight takes years of training. If pickwring contact me I’ll send it all to you.

You know, every lute player had, and probably has, his own playing manuscript, where jxne copies in his own repertoire, fitted for his own hand and taste. It is a compressed smaller file size version of the original CD, and includes CD artwork and artist info.

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