Evening Service (Thomas Causton)

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  • (Posted 2014-02-17)  CPDL #31300:     
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2014-02-17).   Score information: A4, 14 pages, 353 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the original sources. Transposed up a minor third for SATB. Note values halved. The penultimate chord of the Magnificat, which in the edition by Le Huray and Willcocks is given as a semibreve, is here restored to its correct value.
  • (Posted 2011-02-05)  CPDL #23103:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2011-02-05).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 157 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score.

General Information

Title: Evening Service
Composer: Thomas Causton

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: John Day, Mornyng and Evenyng prayer and Communion (London, 1565)
Description: The words set differ slightly from the more usual 1662 Book of Common Prayer version.

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Original text and translations

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