If beauty be a treasure (Thomas Weelkes)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-10)  CPDL #37475:          (Finale 2014)
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2015-11-10).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 334 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: If beauty be a treasure
Composer: Thomas Weelkes

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSSAAB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1597 in Madrigals to 3-6 voices, no. 22

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Original text and translations

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If beauty be a treasure,
Sweetheart enjoy your pleasure,
You need not fear the wasting
Of beauty everlasting.
For your's exceeds the measure,
Of any earthly treasure.