Magnificat octavi toni (Hans Leo Hassler)

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  • (Posted 2015-11-19)  CPDL #37576:     
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-11-19).   Score information: Letter, 11 pages, 561 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: Polyphony: Hans Leo Hassler: Works, ed. Joseph Auer, Breitkopf & Härtel, 1894-1906. Chant: Liber Usualis, 1956, p. 218. Translation and minor text underlay change by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers. 7 May 2013. Chanted odd verses included.

General Information

Title: Magnificat octavi toni
Composer: Hans Leo Hassler

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1591 in Cantiones sacrae (Hans Leo Hassler), no. 15
Description: Luke 1:46-55. Mary responds to blessings by Elizabeth, whose unborn baby leaped for joy at Mary's greeting. Alternatim setting of even verses.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.