Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in E minor (Henry Aldrich)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-07-13).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 129 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. Transposition to G minor available at same link.

General Information

Title: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in E minor
Composer: Henry Aldrich

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: Aldrich was a theologian, historian (co-editor of Clarendon's Rebellion), architect (of Peckwater Quad, Christ Church) and Vice Chancellor of Oxford University.

The Alto verse in this anthem is at the bottom of comfortable range. The part may be taken by a Tenor, or the service is available transposed to G minor.

External websites:

Original text and translations

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