Osborn fb 7. Edited by Stewart McCoy

[ music for 7-course lute c.1630 ]

Osborn Lute Manuscript

The Lute Society Facsimiles, 5. Guildford, 2007. 4° xl, 39 pp. For 7-course lute, edited by Stewart McCoy, with Ian Harwood and John H. Robinson. A manuscript, now in the Beinecke Collection at Yale, from around 1630, with 9 pages containing 42 pieces, many of them easy. With introduction, full critical commentary on each piece, concordances and bibliography, clear modern tablature transcriptions of each piece, including reconstructions of the ensemble pieces (a lute duet and psalms for lute and voices); plus an appendix with closely related cittern solos. Wrappers. 

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