Magnificat (John Alcock Sr.)

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  • (Posted 2011-05-04)  CPDL #23471:        (Sibelius 6)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2011-05-04).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The source uses the soprano, alto, tenor, bass clefs for the respective voices. Appogiature printed in the source as small notes have been written out in full. The source uses alla breve time signatures for sections containing both bars of 4 minims and bars of 2 minims in length. To clarify the variations in bar length, 4/2 and 2/2 time signatures have been added to the present edition.

General Information

Title: Magnificat
Composer: John Alcock Sr.

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

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1753 in A Morning and Evening Service, pages 21-26
Description: Setting of the Magnificat (BCP text) by John Alcock sr.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.