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|Work Title||Alas Fair Face|
|Alternative. Title||Why Doth That Smoothed Brow|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Renaissance|
|Instrumentation||4 voices (SATB), lute or orpharion, bass viol|
From The First Booke of Songs and Ayres (London, 1605). According to Grove Music, the original instrumentation was SATB voices with lute or orpharion and bass viol. The versions for 4 voices and lute were published in The Old English Edition (London, 1897-8), and the versions for voice and lute were published in 1922.