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Piece:
Flow
My
Tears

Composer:
John
Dowland:



Melody

Point
Bar
number

Mostly
syllabic


Paired
semiquaver
melismas
1
+
15

Falling
4th
figure

1

Much
of
the
melodic
material
is
based
on
1

the
falling
scalic
(4th)
figure

Vocal
range
of
a
minor
9th


Exceptions
of
the
falling
scalic
(4th)
12-14…

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Rhythm

Point
Bar
number


In
4/4
but
bar
19
is
in
3/2
19

No
two
bars
of
solo
have
the
same
22,
23-24

rhythm
­
except
22,
23-24

Tied,
dotted
notes,
rests
and


syncopation
creates
supple
line
to

accommodate
stresses

Longer
notes
used
to
throw
weight
onto
Live
(bar
7)…

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reflects
syllabic
structure
of
each
stanza

Number
of
syllables
per
line
differs,
as


does
the
music

Song
is
unified
by
material
from
opening

4
note
figure

Irregular
time
of
3/2
19

Repetition
of
text
14

Section
A
=
stanzas
1-2
1-8

Section
B
=
stanzas
3-4
9-16

Section
C
=…

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