Magnificat super Angelus ad pastores ait (Michael Praetorius)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2020-11-15).   Score information: A4, 17 pages, 794 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Magnificat super Angelus ad pastores ait
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Megalynodia Sionia

Description: Praetorius' setting of the Magnificat for use at Christmas comprises the text of the Magnificat set to the slightly adapted music of Orlando di Lasso's Angelus ad pastores ait The polyphonic verses of the Magnificat are interlarded with homophonic settings of German or Latin Christmas texts.


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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.