Francis Pilkington (c1565 - 1638)

A church musician in the English city of Chester who published lute songs and madrigals. He was also the author of fifteen or so lute solos (Jeffery 1970, Brown 2001) from which I have selected the following:

Galliard 6
[PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Grade 06

Galliard: Mr Wagstaff’s Content of Desire
[PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Grade 07

Go from my Window
[PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Grade 06
This tune was set as a lute solo by several musicians, notably John Dowland and Thomas Robinson [links]

Mrs. Elizabeth Murcott’s Galliard
[PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Grade 08

Mrs. Mary Oldfield’s Galliard
[PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Grade 06

Pavane: George Pilkington’s Funeral
[PDF] [MIDI] [XML] Grade 08

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