Two Elizabethan Lute Pieces Analysis

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Two Elizabethan Lute Pieces Two Elizabethan Lute Pieces are actually two separate pieces from the same composer. The composer is John Dowland. He was the court musician for Queen Elizabeth I and wrote music specifically for her and the people in her court. Even though the first piece is a sad lament and the second piece is light and stately, the first piece gives me a relaxing and soothing feeling while the second piece makes me feel energized and rejuvenated. The first piece is “Tarleton’s Resurrection,” it is a sad piece written as a Lament for the court jester or clown known as Richard Tarleton and composed in honor of his death. This piece gives me a relaxing and soothing feeling because it has a calming feel that sounds like music accompanying a mother singing her child a lullaby. When I close my eyes and listen to this piece I see a scene like the oil on canvas, Starry Night painted by the famous Vincent van Gogh. It makes me feel like going to lay under the midnight starry sky and letting my imagination run far away. Sean Driscoll is the performer of the Two Elizabethan Lute Pieces. He is an extraordinary artist that makes me feel like I know every word for each note he is playing. The second piece is “The Most Sacred Queen Elizabeth, Her Galliard,” is a light and stately piece that makes …show more content…

It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” I think this is the perfect way to describe the way music can affect people. Every individual has their own particular unique taste in music; one tune can be cherished by one yet despised by another, it all relies upon our own taste and what we can identify with. Despite the fact that the first piece is a tragic mourn and the second piece is light and stately, the first piece gives me a relaxing and soothing feeling while the second piece makes me feel energized and

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