Magnificat Aria di un sonetto (Orlando di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2020-05-22)  CPDL #58763:     
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2020-05-22).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 109 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
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General Information

Title: Magnificat Aria di un sonetto
Composer: Orlando di Lasso

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1587 in Patrocinium musices: Beatisimæ deiparæque Virginis Mariæ
Description: This Magnificat is unique among Lasso's more than 100 Magnificats in that it is based on an instrumental model, the "Ruggiero" theme. It is also Lasso's shortest setting of the text.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.