- Sweelink - (1562-1621)
- Late Renaissance
- Wrote a lot of keyboard music
- Pavana Lachrimae is a transcript of Dowland's Flow my Tears.
- Probably played by his students.
- Based on a Pavan
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- Harpsichord - single manual instrument
- narrow range (4 octaves)
- Narrow range typical of Renaissance music
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- 3 section piece with variations
- Section A - bars 1-16
- Section A1 - bars 17-32
- Section B - bars 33-48
- Section B1 - bars 49-64
- Section C - bars 65-81
- Section C1 - bars 82 - end
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- A MINOR THROUGHOUT!!!
- Stars in A minor, confirmed by 1st chord
- Bar 17 - still Aminor
- G# bar 20 suggests phrygian mode
- Bar 33 - suggesting phrygian mode
- Bar 49 - suggesting Phrygian mode.
- Functional Tonality THROUGHOUT!!
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- Conjunct motion
- simple - not many leaps
- 4 notes descending motif (bars 1-2) based on a perfect 4th
- decorated at bar 5
- seen again Bar 17 - inverted for the variation
- Minor 6th in bar 2 developing melody
- descending notes represent falling tears
- Variation been developed through rhythm, decoration,
- added notes, decorated (bar 30)
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- Simple chords (typical of renaissance)
- mainly root and 1st inversion chords
- Bars 2-3 = suspension between chords I-IV
- Bar 33, beat 4 - passing notes sending to next chord.
- Bar 34 - Lower auxilery note
- Phrygian cadence (IVb - V) in a minor key
- bar 46-47
- Perfect cadence = bars 97-98
- Tierce de picardie - bar 98
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