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The Elizabethans were quick to adopt and adapt the [[madrigal]] from [[Italy]].
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1597 saw the publication of [[John Dowland]]'s ''First book of Ayres''. Although the [[lute song]] was known before this time, the success of this book seems to have sparked a major fad.
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==Composers==
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*[[William Byrd]]
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*[[Thomas Morley]]
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*[[John Dowland]]
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*[[John Bull]]
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Latest revision as of 01:40, 1 May 2006

The Elizabethans were quick to adopt and adapt the madrigal from Italy.

1597 saw the publication of John Dowland's First book of Ayres. Although the lute song was known before this time, the success of this book seems to have sparked a major fad.

Composers