- Thomas. ?1575–1623, English composer of madrigals
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But it differs in one respect from Weelkes', for it is an "In Nomine" for strings.
The verses in Weelkes song-books are never heavy or laboured; they are always bright, cheerful, and arch.
Weelkes paid a loving tribute to "his dearest friend" Morley, on the latter's death.
It was with the Fancy that Weelkes made an early experiment of adding a vocal part quite independent of the strings.
Of this sort are Weelkes's madrigals mentioned below, book ii.