Magnificat (Dietrich Buxtehude)

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Editor: Wim Looyestijn (submitted 2023-11-20).   Score information: A4, 35 pages, 528 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Instrumental parts are included in the PDF.
  • (Posted 2015-11-20)  CPDL #37606:    - instrumental parts: (PDF)
Editor: David Millard (submitted 2015-11-20).   Score information: Letter, 29 pages, 176 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This edition addresses some errors/inconsistencies in other editions. I have also introduced some editorial suggestions correcting what I believe to be copying errors in the original MS. All editorial intervention is detailed in the critical report.
February 8, 2016. Revised score and parts have been uploaded. Some errors have been corrected and an organo part has been added to the parts folder.
  • (Posted 2003-04-25)  CPDL #04882:  Network.png
Editor: Helmut Kickton (submitted 2003-04-25).   Score information: A4, 19 pages, 282 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Full, choral score and parts available in PDF format.

General Information


This work has been misattributed.
See notes for details and correct composer below or see the discussion page.

Title: Magnificat
Composer: Dietrich Buxtehude (attrib.)

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: 2 Violins, 2 Violas, Violon(cello), continuo.

First published: c.1680 Manuscript tablature and parts in Düben collection, Univ. Uppsala
Description: The attribution to Dietrich Buxtehude is highly dubious; see link below.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.