Magnificat (Thurlow Weed)

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  • (Posted 2013-07-17)  CPDL #29649:       
Editor: Thurlow Weed (submitted 2013-07-17).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 20 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Both composer and author give their consent for free use of this work.

General Information

Title: Magnificat
Composer: Thurlow Weed
Lyricist: Michael Morgan

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 88. 88 (L.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 2013

External websites:

Original text and translations

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My soul doth magnify the Lord
my spirit with elation sings,
that one of meek and low accord
should bear on earth the Kings of Kings!

All generations yet to be
shall call me blest and know my joy!
How great God's love revealed in me
to give the world this heav'nly Boy!

The mercy of the Lord is sure
to those who bend before God's might;
by God's strong hand the weak, the pure
shall rise, the proud be put to flight.

The hungry with good things are filled;
the rich, sent empty from the store;
O claim the promise God has willed,
to be our Saviour evermore.