Dowland: In Darkness Let Me Dwell

Dowland: In Darkness Let Me Dwell
John Potter et al.
ECM "New" 1697


  1. Weep You No More, Sad Fountains
  2. In Darkness Let Me Dwell
  3. Lachrimae Verae (instrumental)
  4. From Silent Night
  5. Come Again
  6. The Lowest Trees Have Tops
  7. Flow My Tears
  8. Come Heavy Sleep
  9. Fine Knacks For Ladies
  10. Flow My Tears
  11. Now, O Now I Needs Must Part
  12. Lachrimae Tristes (instrumental)
  13. Go Crystal Tears
  14. Lachrimae Amantis (vocalise)

Performers: John Potter (tenor), Stephen Stubbs (lute), John Surman (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet), Maya Homburger (baroque violin), Barry Guy (double bass)

Playing time: 73'

Recording date: January 1999 (Dorset)

Although the instruments are certainly unusual on this release, they really only serve to highlight the voice during the songs, making for what is basically a traditional interpretation.

Related releases by this ensemble:

Care Charming Sleep
John Potter / The Dowland Project
ECM "New" 1803
The Dowland Project
ECM "New Series" 1970
Night Sessions
John Potter / The Dowland Project
ECM "New" 2018

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Todd M. McComb