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Two Loves - A Sequence of Poetry and Music by Shakespeare and John Dowland

 Two Loves - A Sequence of Poetry and Music by William Shakespeare and John Dowland

(Recitation by Peggy Ashcroft)


Recorded: April 22 and September 20-22, 1988
Location: Wardour Chapel (Chapel of All Saints) at Wardour Castle, Wiltshire, Dorset, England
Instrument: Lute
Producer: Julian Bream
Recording Engineer: John W. Bower
Label: RCA Red Seal
Released: August 1989


  • John Dowland: My Lady Hunsdon's Puffe
  • William Shakespeare: If music and sweet poetry agree (The Passionate Pilgrim)
  • John Dowland: The King of Denmark's Galliard
  • William Shakespeare: Envoi to The Phoenix and the Turtle
  • John Dowland: Mignarda
  • William Shakespeare: The Courser and the Genet (Venus and the Adonis)
  • John Dowland:Queen Elizabeth's Galliard
  • John Dowland: Loth to Depart
  • William Shakespeare: She looks upon his lips (Venus and Adonis - death of Adonis)
  • John Dowland: The Earl of Derby's Galliard
  • William Shakespeare: Orpheus with his lute (King Henry VIII, Act III, Scene 1)
  • John Dowland: Lachrimae Pavin
  • William Shakespeare: Weary with toil (Sonnet No. 27)
  • William Shakespeare: Is it thy will (Sonnet No. 61)
  • William Shakespeare: O, never say that I was false of heart (Sonnet No. 109)
  • John Dowland: Tarleton's Resurrection (1)
  • William Shakespeare: My mother had a maid call'd Barbara (Othello, Act IV, Scene 3)
  • John Dowland: Tarleton's Resurrection (2)
  • William Shakespeare: Come away, come away, death (Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene 4)
  • John Dowland: A Fancy
  • William Shakespeare: Two loves I have (Sonnet No. 144)
  • William Shakespeare: The expense of spirit (Sonnet No. 129)
  • John Dowland: Melancholy Galliard
  • William Shakespeare: But she hath lost a dearer thing than life (The Rape of Lucrece)
  • William Shakespeare: Ev'n in this thought (The Rape of Lucrece)
  • John Dowland: Semper Dowland, semper dolens
  • William Shakespeare: What potions have I drunk (Sonnet No. 119)
  • William Shakespeare: When to the sessions (Sonnet No. 30)
  • John Dowland: Orlando sleepeth
  • William Shakespeare: Fear no more (Cymbeline, Act IV, Scene 2)


LP

No known release


CD

Two Loves - A Sequence of Poetry and Music by Shakespeare and John Dowland   (initial CD release)

RCA Red Seal. RD 87843



Reissues:
No reissues of this album were done as a single disc.


Compilations:


THE ESSENTIAL JULIAN BREAM (2 CD compilation)
RCA Red Seal. 855289124 / 0888837469623. Released  2013
The selction from the LP album above included in this compilation is Dowland's "The King of Denmark's Galliard".


Compilations CD Box Sets:

JULIAN BREAM EDITION - THE ULTIMATE GUITAR COLLECTION (box set compilation)
RCA Gold Seal/BMG Music. Released 1993. 
Disc (vol.) 17 - Two Loves - A Sequence of Poetry and Music by William Shakespeare and John Dowland

THE COMPLETE RCA ALBUM COLLECTION -CLASSICAL GUITAR ANTHOLOGY (box Set compilation)
RCA Red Seal/Sony Music Entertainment. Released 2013.
Disc 39 - Two Loves - A Sequence of Poetry and Music by William Shakespeare and John Dowland