Mr. Dowland's Midnight for Guitar (PDF)
Mr. Dowland's Midnight by John Dowland (1563-1626) – PDF Download. Includes a Notation Only Edition and a Notation + Modern TAB Edition. The level is Early-Intermediate (RCM Grade 4 Approximately). This work is found in the Margaret Board Lute Book (Poulton 99).
Please note: You have to tune the 3rd string down to F# (Dowland's lute tuning) for this edition (the video lesson covers this).
John Dowland was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer. He is best known today for his melancholy songs and lute compositions. He's one of my favourite composers of the Elizabethan era. YouTube Lesson Link.
Why do guitarists use capos and 3rd string F# tuning?
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