Magnificat Primi Toni a 4, pares (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

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  • (Posted 2018-03-26)  CPDL #49173:         
Editor: Harrison Hackett (submitted 2018-03-26).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 2.65 MB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed directly from "Opera omnia Ioannis Petraloysii Praenestini, Tomus XXXV". Transposed down a tone.

General Information

Title: Magnificat primi toni a 4, pares
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1591 in Magnificat Octo tonum, liber primus, no. 1
Description: Alternatim setting of even verses. The Opera omnia has another set of even-verse Magnificats labeled 'Book II'; they add a 5th voice at "Sicut erat". 20/10/2019 - Minor change made to Soprano underlay bars 133-134

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.