Magnificat from the Second Service (Orlando Gibbons)

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  • CPDL #29623:  Icon_pdf.gif Icon_snd.gif
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-07-14).   Score information: Letter, 13 pages, 165 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original key and note values. This edition is based largely on Ouseley's work, A Collection of the Sacred Compositions of Orlando Gibbons. Verse and chorus (though not decani and cantoris) sections are indicated.
  • CPDL #29629:  Icon_pdf.gif
Editor: Ross Jallo (submitted 2013-07-15).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 99 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Accompaniment edition.

General Information

Title: Magnificat
Composer: Orlando Gibbons

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATBB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Description: This Magnificat for five voices (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass) has both verse and chorus sections; for a short section, there is a bass divisi. The organ accompaniment is from Batten's Organ Book.

External websites: Performance by the Oxford Camerata, dir. Jeremy Summerly, with Laurence Cummings (organ) (transposed, as is customary, up a minor 3rd from the original)

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.