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Composer: Danyel, John (1564-1626)

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Year of birth1564
Year of death1626
NationalityUnknown
PeriodEarly
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Heroines of the Golden Age

Dame Emma Kirkby © Rayfield Allied
Dame Emma Kirkby and Jakob Lindberg delight with an intimate and varied programme on the theme “Heroines of the Golden Age” at Brighton Early Music Festival. 
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Magnificent melancholy at midnight

Iestyn Davies © Marco Borggreve
There comes a stage in every countertenor’s career when he feels himself ready to tackle the exposed repertoire of John Dowland, and hence the need to find himself a talented lutenist.
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Iestyn Davies: From Dowland's Lute Songs to Muhly's Old Bones

Iestyn Davies © Benjamin Ealovega
The intimate Vancouver Playhouse was nearly full to hear Iestyn Davies and Thomas Dunford. Consisting of lute songs by John Dowland and his contemporaries, in addition to the Canadian premiere of Nico Muhly’s Old Bones, it’s hard to imagine a more artistically satisfying and entertaining way to spend an afternoon.
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The Muses Gardin for Delights: Jacob Heringman and Faye Newton

The symbolism of plants and images of the garden are abundant in medieval and renaissance art, and this evening’s Musicon concert by Jacob Heringman and Faye Newton celebrated not just the imagined gardens of Elizabethan poetry, but also a real garden.
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