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Meaning of "Weelkes" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WEELKES

Weelkes  [wiːlks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WEELKES

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Weelkes is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WEELKES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Weelkes

Thomas Weelkes

Thomas Weelkes was an English composer and organist. He became organist of Winchester College in 1598, moving to Chichester Cathedral. His works are chiefly vocal, and include madrigals, anthems and services.

Definition of Weelkes in the English dictionary

The definition of Weelkes in the dictionary is Thomas. ?1575–1623, English composer of madrigals.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WEELKES


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Wilkes
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Parkes
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WEELKES»

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A Student's Guide to AS Music for the Edexcel Specification
Thomas Weelkes was one of the greatestof the English madrigalists. His madrigals range in style from intensely serious works full of poignant dissonances to the carefree jollity of Sing we at pleasure, first published in 1598. This type of ...
Paul Terry, 2001
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Henry V
MS. faith's defieng Weelkes. Faith is defying Eng. Hel. Faith's defying Gild. •+•• 4. Harts nenying] her denyinge Harl. MS. harts denieng Weelkes, O2. Harts renying Eng. Hel. *Harts denying G, Ben., Lint. Heart's denying Gild., Sew., Ew., Evans, ...
William Shakespeare, 2001
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The Poems: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The ...
... poor swains, All our merry meetings on the plains, 30 17.11 For . . . see] 01–3; Now you may see that HAR MS 17.12] 01–3; In women more than I myselfe have found HAR MS 17.12 men remain] 01–3; many men to be Weelkes 17.13 fears] ...
William Shakespeare, John Roe, 2006
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The Elizabethan Madrigal: A Comparative Study
Weelkes' device for the opening exclamation "Hark!" is copied by several later composers. This piece too contains a suggestion of ABCB form. 9 "Lady, the birds right fairly are singing" is a gay onomatopoeic piece. Had Weelkes seen Peter ...
Joseph Kerman, 1962
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The Works of Shakesspeare
accept 'My', as 'With' is a sheer blunder, but do not normalize the concord of ' procures'. The object, as Mai.* saw and as Har1. makes explicit, is 'him'. 22. In... wise Weelkes, Har1. 'With. . .noise'. see. . .doleful Har1. 'wayle. . .woefulT. 23.
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Five Centuries of Choral Music: Essays in Honor of Howard Swan
ingenuity to the Service than did any era since, Weelkes was in an advantageous position to become the climax of a tradition. As Edmund Fellowes, the most active early-twentieth-century scholar of English music, said, Weelkes was the most ...
Gordon Paine, 1988
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Music from the Age of Shakespeare: A Cultural History
Even so, Weelkes had the humility to apologize for daring to publish works in his "unripened years."49 In 1598, Weelkes published Balletts and Madrigals to five voices. Six out of the total 24 works are madrigals, one is an elegy, and the rest ...
Suzanne Lord, David Brinkman, 2003
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The Madrigal: A Research and Information Guide
“Maps and Music: How the Bounding Confidence of the Elizabethan Age was Celebrated in a Madrigal by Thomas Weelkes.” EMA 9/4 (2003): 28–33. The anonymous text of Weelkes's six-voice madrigal, “Thule, the Period of Cosmography” ...
Susan Lewis Hammond, 2012
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William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph
unaware of the danger, and specifically warns (205) against overestimatingthesignificance of repetitive devices,for example;yet he cannotavoid atone of warmapprobationwheneverthese and other of Weelkes's structural preoccupations are ...
Philip Brett, 2006
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Catalogue of the Library of the Sacred Harmonic Society
Weelkes. •Almighty and everlasting God . . . . Gibbons. Almighty and everlasting God . . Tho. Tonkins. ♢Blessed be Thy Name Tallis. Bow down Thine eye. . Mundy. *Bow Thine ear . . Byrd. ChristourPaschalLamb Batten. Christ rising again ...
W.H. HUSK, 1862

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WEELKES»

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UTPB All-Region Choral Camp
The first day of the UTPB All-Region Choral Camp had students divided into their different voice types to learn each part of the music to Thomas Weelkes' "Gloria ... «Odessa American, Aug 15»
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Forgotten cathedral music performances planned in Port Williams …
... ago, including Renaissance madrigals and Victorian-era part songs by Gibbons, Weelkes, Gesualdo, Stanford, Holst and Vaughan Williams, among others. «Kings County Register/Advertiser, Jul 15»
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Springy Sounds
... Resonat sings springy tunes about dancing and loving composed by Thomas Weelkes, Jacques Arcadelt, Nicolas Gombert and other Renaissance masters. «Eugene Weekly, May 15»
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Vocal Art Ensemble to sing 'Mostly Madrigals'
Weelkes was playing around with the imagery of an erupting volcano,” Barbieri says. “Through overlapping scales he paints the picture of billowing 'sulphurious ... «Davis Enterprise, Apr 15»
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MCCC Jazz Band, Chorus to Present Free Concerts
... program entitled “A Choral Tapestry,” which includes a variety of works by composers Thomas Weelkes, Randall Thompson, Camille Saint-Saëns and others. «MCCC News, Apr 15»
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Lamentations for a Soldier: Turkish flautist Oguz Mulayim helps …
Both settings of When David heard made greater impact, the Weelkes version particularly effective in its dramatic give-and-take. Ekrem's five-section construct, ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 15»
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Song Company, Lamentations for a Soldier review: Gallipoli in the …
The Song Company sang musical settings of the text When David Heard by Thomas Tompkins and Thomas Weelkes with plangent polyphonic balance and ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 15»
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Music for the Easter Holiday Spirit
At the 11:15 a.m. service: Thomas Weelkes's “Hosanna to the Son of David”; Tomás Luis de Victoria's “Pueri Hebraeorum”; Poulenc's “Tenebrae Factae Sunt”; ... «New York Times, Mar 15»
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Sextet wins Leamington Music Prize
The prize was awarded by Richard Phillips, Leamington Music's festival director, after the six singers had sung works by Weelkes, Monteverdi, Schutz, Parry and ... «Kenilworth Weekly News, Feb 15»
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Gray finds fifty shades of Christmas in MOB's holiday program
... program that drew on a dizzying range, from some of the earliest notated music to Sweelinck and Thomas Weelkes to several contemporary composers. «Chicago Classical Review, Dec 14»

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