Hirsch Lute Book (Various)

Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Sarge Gerbode
Stefan Apke (2021/11/23)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, c. 1620 (controversial, or: c. 1595).
Misc. Notes The fol.-numbering is contained in the PDF-bookmarks.
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General Information

Work Title Hirsch Lute Book
Alternative. Title
Composer Various
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 56 items
  • Possible composer/arranger:
Emanuel Adriaenssen (c.1550-1604)
Richard Allison (c.1570-after 1606)
William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
Francis Cutting (c.1550-1596)
John Dowland (c.1563-1626)
Alfonso Ferrabosco Sr. (1543-1588)
Anthony Holborne (1545-1602)
John Johnson M.A. (c.1545-1594)
John Marchant (?-c.1620?)
Francesco da Milano (1497-1543)
Renaldo Paradiso (?-16.01.1569)
Edward Pearce (c.1560-c.1613)
Nicholas Strogers (fl.1560-1575)
Philippe Verdelot (c.1480/85-c.1532)
Ambrose Lupo / John Ambrose


Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation lute
Extra Information Hirsch lute book, named after Paul Hirsch, owner of the book in the 20th century. Info: Julia Craig-McFeely: English lute manuscripts and scribes 1530-1630, Oxford 2000 ; Robert Spencer: The Hirsch lute book ; Peter Steur, Markus Lutz: Music for Lute Instruments (database), esp. concordances ; esp. concerning to Cutting see: Jan W.J. Burgers: Francis Cutting. Collected Lute Music, Tree edition, Lübeck 2002.