Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in G minor (Christopher Tye)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-12-05).   Score information: A4, 17 pages, 166 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Edition prepared from the Tudway collection. Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in G minor
Composer: Christopher Tye

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: Tudway dates this service to 1545. That date seems unfeasibly early for an English language canticle. In any case, it is likely that Tudway has substituted the aboriginal underlay by a more modern translation.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat and Nunc dimittis.