Magnificat secundi toni (Johannes Martini)

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  • (Posted 2015-05-21)  CPDL #35487:     
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-05-21).   Score information: Letter, 13 pages, 704 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Based on Das Chorwerk #46, edited by Rudolf Gerber, Möseler Verlag Wolfenbüttel, 1937. Notation here is a tone higher than the original with time values halved. Plainsong verses are from The Liber Usualis, Solemn Tone 2. Translation slightly altered from the RSV. Text underlay, emendations (see last page) and musica ficta by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers. 27 Jul 2009

General Information

Title: Magnificat secundi toni
Composer: Johannes Martini
Text source: Luke 1:46-55

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Alternatim setting (odd verses) of Luke 1:46-55, Mary's response to Elizabeth's "Blessed is the fruit of your womb" after the Annunciation.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.