Magnificat tertii toni a 4, impares (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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Editor: Harrison Hackett (submitted 2016-05-30).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 1.99 MB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed directly from "Opera omnia Ioannis Petraloysii Praenestini, Tomus XXXV". Pitch as in source.

General Information

Title: Magnificat tertii toni
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB and SSAT, or A(A)TTB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1591

Description: There is a section that utilises four upper voices (SSAT/AATT, depending on which transposition is used), but all five SSATB/AATTB voices are never employed at the same time. The final verse inspired the hymntune VICTORY.

External websites: See also : imslp:XXXV_Magnificat_(Palestrina,_Giovanni_Pierluigi_da), Liber Primus

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.