Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in E flat (William Child)

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Both movements

  • (Posted 2012-10-16)  CPDL #27354:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2012-10-16).   Score information: A4, 13 pages, 140 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

Separate movements

  • (Posted 2021-07-30)  CPDL #65325:         
Editor: Mike Wallen (submitted 2021-07-30).   Score information: Letter, 13 pages, 484 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Voicing is for a full choir SATB with some divisi; plus verses of 1 treble cantoris; and 1 treble, 1 Contra Tenor, 1 Tenor, and 1 Bass Decani. with Organ continuo. Choir voices use C-clefs. Transcribed from Cathedral Music, Volume 1 (Samuel Arnold), 1790.

General Information

Title: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in E flat
Composer: William Child

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: c.1680 in manuscript Cam. MU ms 117
Description: The verse sections of this service contain alto parts at the bottom of comfortable range. These parts may, if necessary, be taken by a tenor.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat and Nunc dimittis.