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Casual pronouncements are made every so often that the lute songs (the lute is a plucked stringed instrument, an early cousin to the guitar) and madrigals of Elizabethan and Jacobean England were the popular music of their day. And Sting, who alludes to the likes of Vladimir Nabokov in his lyrics, is hardly uneducated in the legacy of fine arts, and he has a certain cerebral, inward sadness that matches the dominant mood of English music around 1600 well enough. Thus some might easily have thought it would be a short leap ...

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  1. Walsingham (Ballad setting)
  2. Can she excuse my wrongs ("The Earl of Essex's Galliard"; First Booke o
  3. "Ryght honorable: as I have bin most bounde unto your honor..." (Letter
  4. Flow my tears (Lachrimae) (Second Booke of Songes, 1600, No. 2)
  5. Have you seen the bright lily grow (from Ben Jonson: The Devil Is an As
  6. "...Then in time passing on Mr. Johnson died..." (Letter to Sir Robert
  7. The Most High and Mighty Christianus the Fourth, King of Denmark, His Galli
  8. The lowest trees have tops (Third Booke of Songes, 1603, No. 19)
  9. "...and accordinge as I desired ther cam a letter to me out of Germany.
  10. Fine knacks for ladies (Seconde Booke of Songes, 1600, No. 12)
  11. "...From thence I went to the Landgrave of Hessen..." (Letter to Sir Ro
  12. Fantasy
  13. Come, heavy sleep (First Booke of Songes, 1597, No. 20)
  14. Forlorn Hope Fancy
  15. "...And from thence I had great desire to see Italy..." (Letter to Sir
  16. Come again (First Booke of Songes, 1597, No. 17)
  17. Wilt thou unkind thus reave me (First Booke of Songes, 1597, No. 15)
  18. "...After my departure I called to mynde our conference..." (Letter to
  19. Weep you no more, sad fountains (Third Booke of Songes, 1603, No. 15)
  20. My Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home (Version for two lutes)
  21. Clear or cloudy (Second Booke of Songes, 1600, No. 21)
  22. "...men say that the Kinge of Spain is making gret preparation..." (Let
  23. In darkness let me dwell (A Musicall Banquet, 1610, No. 10)
  24. Flow my tears (Lachrimae)
  25. The lowest trees have tops
  26. Fantasy
  27. Come again
  28. Have you seen the bright lily grow
  29. In darkness let me dwell
  30. Hellhound On My Trail
  31. Message In A Bottle]
  32. Fields of Gold]
  33. Come again
  34. Project Origin
  35. Can she excuse my wrongs
  36. The Lute and the Labyrinth
  37. The lowest trees have tops
  38. Flow my tears (Lachrimae)
  39. Dowland's Exile
  40. Clear or cloudy
  41. Political Intrigue
  42. Religion
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Songs from the Labyrinth [CD/DVD]
2013, Universal Music

UPC: 602537414536

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