Magnificat primi toni (odd verses) (Francisco Guerrero)

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  • (Posted 2020-12-19)  CPDL #62037:       
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2020-12-19).   Score information: A4, 16 pages, 399 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatorical edition: Original notevalues and key but modern clefs. Ficta are added sparingly. As the original print contains only the settings for the odd verses the even verses in the first tone is provided both in square chant notation and transcription.

General Information

Title: Magnificat Primi toni (odd verses)
Composer: Francisco Guerrero
Lyricist:

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1563 in Canticum Beatae Mariae, no. 1
Description: The first of a sett of magnificates in al the different tones published by Petrus Phalese in "Canticum Beatae Mariae, Quod Magnificat Nvncvpatur, Per octo Musice modos variatum." 1563 This setting in the first tone is for the odd verses. The settings are clearly to be used in their liturgical context where the apropriate antiphone should preaside and follow after the Magnificat.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.