Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in E minor (William Child)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-06-18).   Score information: A4, 15 pages, 151 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. The verse sections of this service contain alto parts at the bottom of comfortable range. These parts may be taken by a tenor or, if the performer wishes to preserve the tone quality of the original, a transposition to G minor is available at the same link.

General Information

Title: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in E minor
Composer: William Child

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1680 in manuscript Cam. MU ms 117
    2nd published: 1760 in Cathedral Music, Volume 1, p. 162, 167

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat and Nunc dimittis.