Magnificat vi. toni II (Loyset Compère)
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- Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-11-19). Score information: Letter, 14 pages, 815 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Source: Probably L. Compère: Opera omnia, ed. L. Finscher, CMM, xv (1958-72). Notation here is at the original pitch, time values halved. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers. 18 Dec 2014
Title: [Second] Magnificat sexti toni (Compère's other setting is apparently earlier)
Composer: Loyset Compère
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: ATTB
Genre: Sacred, Evening Canticles
Instruments: A cappella
Description: The Canticle for Vespers, "Magnificat anima mea" is Mary's response to a blessing by Elizabeth, whose unborn baby leaped for joy at Mary's greeting. One of 2 tone vi works by Compère, from Annaberg 1126 and designated second in Finscher's CMM edition. Alternatim setting of even verses, notwithstanding the inclusion of vv. 1.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.