Veni dilecte mi
Source of text: Song of Songs 7:11-12, 4:11a and 8:6a.
Settings by composers
- Orlando di Lasso SATTB (1st part only)
- Jacquet de Mantua SATTB (both parts, but omitting last part of 7:12)
- Jacob Meiland SATTB (1st part only)
Other settings possibly not included in the manual list above
- Andreas Hakenberger — Veni dilecte mi
Text and translations
7:11 Veni dilecte mi, egrediamur in agrum, commoremur in villis,
4:11a Favus distillans labia tua, [dilecte mi], mel et lac
7:11 Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field, let us abide in the villages.
4:11a Thy lips, my spouse, are as a dropping honeycomb, [my beloved] honey and milk are under thy tongue;