Magnificat secundi toni (Duarte Lobo)

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Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2021-01-19).   Score information: A4, 15 pages, 247 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Semidiplomatorical edition: Modern clefs, ficta added sparingly but orig. key and note-values. The odd verses added editoricaly from Liber Usualis 1961.
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-05-23).   Score information: Letter, 10 pages, 627 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: Works, ed. Manuel Joaquim, Instituto Para a Alta Cultura, Lisbon, 1945. We have halved the time values of the Joaquim edition and transposed up a tone. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and The Renaissance Street Singers. 12/20/95

General Information

Title: Magnificat secundi toni
Composer: Duarte Lobo
Text source: Luke 1:46-55

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSAATB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1605 in Cantica Beatae Mariae Virginis, no. 4, p. 16

Description: Mary's response to Elizabeth's "Blessed is the fruit of your womb," Luke 1:46-55.

The Setting is mainly for SATB. The "Fecit potentiam..." part is ATB trio and the final "Sicut erat in principio..." is a SSAATB six voice setting where the Altus is in strict canon with the superius following three semibreves later in subdiatessaro (that is a perfect fourth lower).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.