Now is the bridals of fair Choralis (Thomas Weelkes)

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  • CPDL #14939: Network.pngMIDI and NoteWorthy Composer
Editor: Brian Russell (submitted 2007-09-11).   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Files listed alphabeticallY by nationality and composer. Some composers have separate pages.
  • CPDL #10199: Network.png
Editor: Vince M. Brennan (submitted 2005-11-19).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 60 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Copyright (c) 2004 by V. M. Brennan

General Information

Title: Now is the bridals of fair Choralis
Composer: Thomas Weelkes

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: a cappella
Published: 1598


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Original text and translations

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Now is the bridals of fair Choralis,
where ev'ry shepherd tunes his roundelays,
and I, in honour of my Thoralis
will not forget to sing her gentle praise:
For, ere the Sun his journey doth renew,
sweet Love shall act that now I wish were true.