Magnificat quarti toni 'Et exultavit' (Cristóbal de Morales)

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  • (Posted 2013-08-24)  CPDL #29948:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2013-08-24).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 84 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Reformating of #12013, with minor corrections, and an appropriate chant inserted for the plainsong verses. Revised files uploaded 26/08/13.
  • (Posted 2006-07-15)  CPDL #12013:        (Capella 5)
Editor: Michael Wendel (submitted 2006-07-15).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 160 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Setting of even verses of the Magnificat. See composer page for links to other Magnificat settings.
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General Information

Title: Magnificat Quarti Toni 'Et exultavit'
Composer: Cristóbal de Morales

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1545 in Magnificat cum quatuor vocibus liber primus, Edition 1, no. 8
    2nd published: 1550 in Mariae cantica vulgo Magnificat dicta (Jacques Moderne), no. 4
Description: During the Renaissance, magnificats were often sung in alternatim, that is with alternating verses of plainsong and polyphony. For this reason, the 'eight' Magnificats of Morales, were published as 16 Magnificats with the understanding that plainsong chant would be used.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.