Friday 28 January 2022 7:30PM

Iestyn Davies countertenor; Thomas Dunford lute

A Musical Banquet
Live stream starts at 8:00PM


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Spring 2022 Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library

Download the PDF programme and song sheet/translations here. Reproduction and distribution is strictly prohibited.


  • Iestyn Davies countertenor
  • Thomas Dunford lute

Son of the more famous John Dowland, Robert (c.1591-1641), equally a renowned lutenist, published in 1610 A Musicall Banquet furnished with varietie of delicious Ayres, Collected out of the best Authors in English, French, Spanish and Italian – a treasure of its period here realised by two of today’s leading exponents of the lute song.

  • Guillaume Tessier (b.fl.1580)
      • In a grove most rich of shade
  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
      • Mrs Winter's Jump
  • Martin (fl.1610)
      • Change thy mind since she doth change
  • John Dowland
      • Preludium
  • Domenico Maria Melli (c.1609)
      • Se di farmi morire
  • Pierre Guédron (c.1570-1620)
      • Ce penser qui sans fin tirannise ma vie
  • Antony Holborne (1545-1602)
      • Pavan 2
      • My heavy sprite, oppress'd with sorrow's might
  • John Dowland
      • Lady if you so spight me
  • Pierre Guédron
      • Si le parler et le silence
  • John Dowland
      • Round Battle Galliard
  • Anon
      • O bella più
  • Hales (fl.1583)
      • O Eyes leave off your weeping
  • Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger (c.1580-1651)
      • Toccata No. 6
  • Dalza (fl.1508)
      • Calata
  • Anon
      • Passava Amor su arco desarmado
  • Interval
  • Anon
      • Vuestros ojos tienen d'amor
      • O dear life, when shall it be?
  • John Dowland
      • A Dream
  • Anon
      • Sta notte mi sognava
  • John Dowland
      • A Fancy
  • Anon
      • Go, my flock, go get you hence
  • John Dowland
      • In darkness let me dwell
  • Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger
      • Toccata No. 1
  • John Dowland
      • Far from triumphing court
  • Pierre Guédron
      • Vous que le Bonheur rappelle
  • John Dowland
      • Melancholy Galliard
  • Daniel Bacheler (1572-1619)
      • To plead my faith
  • Giulio Caccini (1551-1618)
      • Amarilli, mia bella
      • Dovrò dunque morire
  • Encore
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
      • Am Tage aller Seelen D343
  • John Dowland
      • Now, O now I needs must part
  • Eric Clapton
      • Tears In Heaven

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