Magnificat Primi toni (Giovanni Matteo Asola)

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  • (Posted 2019-06-26)  CPDL #54628:       
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2019-06-26).   Score information: A4, 96 pages, 600 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semidiplomatoric edition with original note values and untransposed pitch (clefs are C1, C3, C4, F4 and C1, C3, C4, F4). Musica ficta are added sparingly and indicated in the usual way by printing above the notes. Includes a full score (pp 1-39), separate scores for each choir (pp. 41-), and individual voice parts (pp. 61-). To simplify two-sided printing of the PDF blanco pages are inserted in apropriate places. To save paper for one-sided printing, Download the ly-source file, comment-out the \pagebreak \markup {} \pagebreak sections and run it through Lilypond.

General Information

Title: Magnificat Primi toni
Composer: Giovanni Matteo Asola

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredMotetEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1574 in Psalmodia ad vespertinas, no. 18
Description: The setting is for two choirs and largely in a Falsobordoni style.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.