Document ReferenceMi LM 16
TitleLute book of Francis Willoughby; 16th century
Date Of Creationc.1575
Access ConditionsAccess to the original is restricted; the facsimile edition will be presented
Content DescriptionA manuscript anthology of 47 pieces of music, comprising 38 for lute, eight for cittern and one for keyboard.

A facsimile edition (1978) is held with the manuscript and is used by most readers. The introduction by Jeffrey Alexander and Robert Spencer describes the contents more fully, with detail about the Willoughby household and its musicians.
Publication NoteThe Willoughby lute book, with an introductory study by Jeffrey Alexander and Robert Spencer (Clarabricken, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland: Reproduced under the direction of Leslie Hewitt for Boethius Press, c1978)
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