Dilectus meus

Set by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525?6 - 1594), "Dilectus meus " [ chorus ], motet  [sung text checked 1 time]

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Dilectus meus mihi, et ego illi,
   qui pascitur inter lilia,
donec aspiret dies, et inclinentur umbræ.
   Revertere; 
   similis esto, dilecte mi, capreæ,
   hinnuloque cervorum super montes Bether.

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1 omitted by Ghedini and Palestrina.

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1  In lectulo meo, per noctes,
   quæsivi quem diligit anima mea:
   quæsivi illum, et non inveni.
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