Magnificat Octo tonum, liber primus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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Description: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's first book of 16 Magnificats for 4 voices. These comprise 8 alternatim settings of the odd verses (primi toni through to octavi toni), followed by 8 alternatim settings of even verses.

First Publication date and place: 1591 Rome: Gardano.


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Works at CPDL

Title Year Composer No. Genre Subgenre Vo. Voices
Magnificat Primi Toni a 4, pares 1591 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 1 Sacred Evening Canticles 4 SATB