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Giovanni Coprario

John Coprario was among the leading composers of post-Elizabethan Britain. He was extremely well known for his tracks and his instrumental music, that was unique and trendsetting. He was an Englishman, created and bred, who affected an Italianized name. (Occasionally he went as far as to create himself Giovanni Coprario.) …

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John Dowland

Melancholy was extremely popular in Elizabethan Britain, and John Dowland was the most stylish author of his period. “Semper Dowland, semper dolens” was his motto, and far of his music is definitely exquisitely dolorous. Although he was a talented vocalist, Dowland mainly adopted a dual profession like a composer and …

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