O Jesu look (George Kirbye)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-05-04). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 293 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Transposed a minor third above original key.
First published: 1616 in manuscript
Description: A setting collected by Thomas Myriell (Rector of St Stephen's Walbrook) for his manuscriot compilation "Tristitiae Remedium", B.L. Add. ms 29372-7.
Original text and translations
O Jesu look, O cast thine eyes on me
Who by my sins have wandered from Thy fold,
And must confess myself astray to be,
Not worthy, Lord, Thy face for to behold;
No, not this light and glorious works of thine,
No, not to live and husks to eat with swine.