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Weelkes

Thomas. ?1575--1623, English composer of madrigals
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Alwes concludes the chapter by discussing the more syllabic English-texted anthems of the Anglican Church, represented principally by Orlando Gibbons (Hosanna to the Son of David) but also by Tallis, Weelkes, and Thomas Tomkins (When David Heard).
The disc ends with two upbeat offerings: Croft's "Rejoice in the Lord" (he was a near contemporary of Handel, so this piece is more, in a sense, "modern") and Weelkes's "0 Happy He whom Thou Protecest."
Mount Aetna is illustrated in a song by Thomas Weelkes, one of
There will be music by Byrd, Gibbons, Weelkes, Hume, Peerson and East and readings from Shakespeare, Stow, Herrick and Evelyn.
On composer Nico Muhly's new album Mothertongue, the third part of the second piece, "Wonders" is entitled "A Complaint Against Thomas Weelkes." We looked up Weelkes and he seemed like a solid dude, writing some classic 17th century madrigals.
"The Two Musical Personalities of Thomas Weelkes" (1972) clarified important sixteenth--and early seventeenth-century English distinctions between sacred and secular, church and chamber styles, which since the nineteenth century had often been subsumed under a more generic "Elizabethan Golden Age" style of polyphony.
Music composed and arranged by Laura Jeppesen, after works by William Lawes, Matthew Locke, and Thomas Weelkes. Production designed by Rae Smith.
There are all the favourites: Bach, Stanford, Parry, Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Holst, plus some less well-known names such as Bairstow, Morley, Cavendish and Weelkes. Amongst the Christmas music on offer are such evergreens as Torches, In The Bleak Mid-Winter - Ar Fore Dydd Nadolig - a traditional Welsh carol arranged by David Evans - and the Sussex carol, arranged by the legendary David Willcocks.
In the same small town, by the church where the Hilliard Ensemble sing canticles by Tallis, Weelkes, Blow, Byrd and other English masters, there is a memorial to Dorothea Silburne, an Englishwoman known as the 'Mother of the French Clergy' for her role in smuggling priests to safety in England during the Revolution.
Smith mines an impressive number of sources for his evidence, from William Baldwin's Beware the Cat (1584) to the musical settings of street-vendors' cries by Thomas Weelkes and others.
Concordia's Crye (Metronome MET CD 1020, rec 1997) is a collection of `Musical tears and meditations', including pieces by Holborne, Johnson, Lawes, Stonings, Sumarte, Tallis, Tye and Weelkes alongside Hume's Lamentations and I am melancholy.
1623 Muere, en la ciudad de Londres, el compositor y organista de la catedral de Chichester, Thomas Weelkes, a la edad de 47 anos.