Magnificat 6 vocum super Quia visitavit (Ferdinand di Lasso)

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  • (Posted 2013-04-08)  CPDL #28738:         
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2013-04-08).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 136 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Odd verses added (not included in MIDI file ). Use of Mensurstrich instead of bar lines, original note values and pitch, musica ficta clearly marked.

General Information

Title: Magnificat 6 Vocum super Quia visitavit
Composer: Ferdinand di Lasso

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAT.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1602 in Liber primus cantiones sacrae Magnificat vocant, 5, 6vv, no. 9
Description: Only even verses are included. Although this Magnificat is defined for 6 parts in its name, the Discantus part and the Altus part devide in the final verse making this an 8-part composition. The Bass part is falsely assigned to the 1st choir in this last verse.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.