Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in F (William Dixon)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-07-29).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 256 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. The current edition comprises a vocal score with keyboard reduction, and separate parts for 2 flutes, oboe and bassoon (or suitable substitutes, viz. violins, 'cello, clarinets), in accordance with Dixon's directions, for those parishes where no organ is available.

General Information

Title: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in F
Composer: William Dixon

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

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: c.1790
Description: "Four services in score, viz. Te Deum, Jubilate, Magnificat & Nunc dimittis, with accompaniments for Flutes and Oboes a Bassoon or Violoncello. Designed for the use of Country Choirs, the whole entirely new composed and most respectfully dedicated to the clergy of the Church of England by W. Dixon. N.B. The duets, Voice parts etc. are properly arranged for the Organ or Harpsichord, and the Principal Melody or Treble in the Choruses wrote next above the Bass, which is figured for the above instruments, the whole forming a complete and suitable Sunday's lesson for Young Ladies on their Harpsichord or Piano Forte. London. Engraved, Printed and sold by the Author, Borough Road, near the Obelisk St George's Fields, and may be had at most of the Principal Music Shops in Town and Country." c.1790.

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Original text and translations

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