Magnificat regale (Robert Fayrfax)

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  • (Posted 2020-12-28)  CPDL #62112:     
Editor: Humphrey Thompson (submitted 2020-12-28).   Score information: A3, 13 pages, 152 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Edition prepared for the Fayrfax 2021 Quincentenary, generously supported by the Mercers' Company. Recorded in March 2021 by Ensemble Pro Victoria for the Delphian Label. Updated Dec 20.
  • (Posted 2008-07-29)  CPDL #17807:   
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2008-07-29).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 223 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up a tone from written pitch; note-values halved.
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General Information

Title: Magnificat 'Regale'
Composer: Robert Fayrfax

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

    Manuscript c. 1500 – 1520 in Eton Choirbook, no. 75
    Manuscript 1520 in Caius Choirbook, no. 37
    Manuscript 1525 in Lambeth Choirbook, no. 16
Description: Unlike the Missa Regali which employs the antiphon Regali ex progenie, the title of Fayrfax's "Regaly Magnificat" is a mystery: possibly it was associated with the Collegium Regale of King's College.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.