Look Mistress Mine within This Hollow Breast (Pilkington, Francis)

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General Information

Work Title Look Mistress Mine within This Hollow Breast
Alternative. Title
Composer Pilkington, Francis
First Publication. 1605 in The First Book of Songs or Airs of Four Parts
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation voice, lute, viol (or 4 voices)

Misc. Comments

  • 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. The Introduction to the The Old English Edition of the collection, however, states that the 4-voice version was probably an afterthought and not intended with lute/viol, which was used for the single-voice version.