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John Dowland

Lachrimae

Solo Guitar

Preben Møller ♦ No. 29


Lachrimae
CII John Dowland (1563 – 1626)
# 4 g .. 3     0 # 
4
g  . 2  1 
V 2 gg  1  3   0  1   
 ggg    00  23 
ggg 
0
  ggg
gg .  1 . 
2
g 
Flow, my tears, fall from your springs! Ex - iled for ev - er,

# 1 3 . 4 1
‰ 4.10    #  Œ 3
  2 #  2  0  # 
4
.
4

  0 
V 2  4  1  4  1 1 # 
0
  
1 . 1  
2
 3 2 .
 2
2
svag

let me mourn; Where night's black bird her sad in - fa - my sings, There

# 1  4 4
CII

 4 # 4 #  4 4  3 gg .. n 3 n 1  
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V  0  3  1  3 .
1  g
g #  .    # 
 
 2   g
ggg 
i  
let me live for - - - - lorn.

m i

#     n         #    2 4 2 0
   #
V gggg n  .
4

9

  2  . 1 

ggg 2 3  
  hold C

Down, vain lights, shine you no more!

# ‰        m i    4  ‰
a m i
3
  2  ‰ .
11

V 2       
3 1
4  2 .3  #  #   2   
.  3 . 3 
No nights are dark e - nough for those That

CII

‰ 013 0
ten.

# 3..
ten.
 2 1
0 1  #  2   #         0 # 
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V 1  # 1    1 
1 4
 
  2
. 2

in de - spair their lost for - tunes de - plore. Light


CII
ten. m i

# 1  4  4  # 4 3 #         4      .
# .. n  n          #   ‰ J gggg # 
m
 
15 i

V 1  0  3  1
 2 
 J  ggg 
g
doth but shame dis - - - - - close.
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gg 3 .
#   3 43   
emphasize sopran

 0  # 4   
4 3 0
..
1
 .  
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V ggg   3  #
3
  1  .
1
ggg 2 
2
1 1

 2 . 2    .  # 
g svag J
Nev - er may my woes be re - liev - ed, Since pi - ty is fled;

Œ  2  Œ 2  1 . 3j 4 . j
sul tasto sul ponticello
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# Œ 
Œ
    4 . 3   .  
V  2
4
1 .
 2 1

 .     Œ  . J
. ~ 1  . 2 0

crescendo ~ ~ J
And tears and sights and groans my wea - ry days my wea - ry days

j
# Œ . 4   3 gg 4 . 2 0 4 2 0 .   3  43 
CII
Œ 0 4 #  #  ggg 
3
23
1
V 2 .. 3 J 1 #  ggg 1  1  
 2 .

3 gg 
 2

2 1
ikke bryde

Of all joys have de - priv - ed. From the high - est spire

# 1  4 3 0         3  j
  ...  # 
#    
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V 2 ..
3
 
1 . 0  
 2 .    . J # 
of con -tent - - - ment My for - tune is thrown;

# Œ Œ Œ . 2 3 Œ 2  0 1 .   3
sul tasto sul ponticello

. 
 
.  
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V  0 4 3
 2
   .  .  0
.  . . 4
. 1 1
~
crescendo
~ ~
And fear and grief and pain for my de -

j
# 4 . Œ 4 .  0 24 2  0 
2       .. 3  0 03 
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4 2
V . 
0
1
0 1
2 . J 1# 
0

1 .   
 0 .  3    1 3
J
serts, for my de - serts Are my hopes, since hope is

j
CII
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# # 4 3 # 1 3 1 3 4         4 # . 4 4 # .  03  4 
V   4

0
1#
2  ..
3

 ‰ J   
3 2
1

gone. Hark! you sha - dows


3

#    ‰ 4 4 4 4  3 n  2  43  . 1 j # .
CII

#  #     # ... 3
.
34

V #    Œ
 
1  
 4 0 
  4 3
1  2n  . Œ 1 . 1 
3
  .
that in dark - - - ness dwell, Learn to con - temn light.

sul tasto

# Œ Œ  1 Œ  3  2 0 #  Œ 3  11  40  4 
sul diapason
4

CII emphasize sopran CII
37

V ..
1
Œ 0   2  3 
 1 # . 1 3  2 2
1  5 . . 
Hap - py, hap - py they that in hell Feel not the world's

# ‰  #  #      .. n  n  
40
 # . 03        
V  Œ  #  .  #   # 
 
4
 2#
.. 2

 Œ 
3
1  1  .
de - - - spite. Hark! you sha - dows

‰ 4 # 4 n  2   3 . j
CII

# 
43
  #          ..
4 3 3 
V #   # . 1 

 1  n ‰   
 
.
that in dark - - - - ness dwell, Learn to con - temn

CII CIII CII

Œ ‰ 
m i
45
# # .. m i
4

V     #
.
3
   5 .
light. Hap - - - py, hap -

# ‰        Œ 4  1. 3  3 4 3 1 0
m i
4
2  02      1      # 
47 3 2 0 3 3 4
3
V ..  ( ) 

1   1  2
.
2
f
- - py they that in hell Feel not the world's

CII
m i
49
# #   #                ..  n       #   
V # . #
 .  J # 
 J 

de - - - - - - spite.