One of the great Elizabethan masters of the lute also was the period's most celebrated composer for the instrument. Four centuries later, a fellow Englishman-Nigel North-became the leading interpreter of Dowland's beautiful, melancholy creations. This set begins with the Fantasies (or Fancyes ), which match melody with improvisation. Next come the pavans including the most famous of its time, the Lachrimae Pavan . Disc three explores the principal dances of the era: pavans, galliards and almains . Go from My Window; Walsingham , and more dances and songs complete this tribute to the English Orpheus!