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All Laud and Praise (2)
Alleluia, I heard a voice (8)
All people clap your hands (4)
As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending (9)
Cease now delight (1)
Cease sorrows now (2)
Christ rising again (1)
Death hath deprived me (4)
Fantasy ‘for 2 Basses’ (1)
Give ear, O Lord (4)
Give the king thy judgements (3)
Gloria in excelsis Deo (5)
Ha ha! This world doth pass (1)
Hark I hear (1)
Hark all ye lovely Saints (3)
Hosanna to the Son of David (15)
If King Manasses (2)
Laboravi in gemitu meo (2)
Lady, your eye my love enforced (1)
Like two proud armies (2)
Lo, country sports that seldom fades (1)
Lord to thee I make my moan (4)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis 'Collegium Regale' (1)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (Third Service 'in F fa ut') (1)
Mars in a fury (1)
Most mighty and all-knowing Lord (2)
My Phyllis bids me pack away (1)
Noel, Adieu thou court's delight (1)
O, Jonathon, woe is me for thee (1)
O Jonathan (4)
O Lord, arise (1)
O Lord, grant the King a long life (2)
O Lord Arise (1)
O Lord how joyful is the King (1)
O care, thou wilt despatch me (1)
O happy he whom Thou protect'st (2)
O how amiable are thy dwellings (2)
O how amiable (4)
O mortal man (1)
Our country swains in the Morris Dance (1)
O vos omnes (1)
Pavan (Organ Solo) (1)
Pavan 1 'Mr Weelkes his Lacrimae' (1)
Pavan 3 'Mr Weelkes his 3. Pavin' (1)
Pavan 5 (1)
Rejoice in the Lord (1)
Service for trebles (1)
Since Robin Hood (1)
Sing we at pleasure (1)
Strike it up, Tabor (1)
Tantara Cries Mars (1)
Te Deum and Jubilate (Eighth Service) (1)
Thule, the period of cosmography (3)
Thus Sings My Dearest Jewel (1)
To shorten winter's sadness (1)
Voluntary 1 (2)
Voluntary 2 (1)
What have the Gods (1)
What joy so true (2)
When David heard (12)
When Kempe did dance alone (1)
Whilst youthful sports are lasting (1)
Why are you (1)
Woe is me (1)

Thomas Weelkes (baptised 25 October 1576 – 30 November 1623) 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.

Thomas Weelkes is best known for his vocal music, especially his madrigals and church music. Weelkes wrote more Anglican services than any other major composer of the time, mostly for evensong. Many of his anthems are verse anthems, which would have suited the small forces available at Chichester Cathedral. It has been suggested that larger-scale pieces were intended for the Chapel Royal.

Only a small amount of instrumental music was written by Weelkes, and it is not much performed. His consort music is all sombre in tone, contrasting with the often gleeful madrigals.

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