Nunc dimittis (Charles H. Giffen)

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Original key

  • (Posted 2011-02-03)  CPDL #23085:       
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2011-02-03).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 131 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:

Transposed edition

  • (Posted 2011-02-10)  CPDL #23116:       
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2011-02-10).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 131 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transposed up a minor third for SATB a cappella.

General Information

Title: Nunc dimittis
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATBarB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2011
Description: Composed for Jeffrey Reynolds and the Trinity Compline Choir, this ATBarB setting (or SATB transposition) is appropriate for Compline or Choral Evensong as well as Candlemas. There are two short musical quotes from the composer's anthem This Advent Moon.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Nunc dimittis.