Magnificat quarti toni (even verses) (Francisco Guerrero)

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Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2022-07-31).   Score information: A4, 22 pages, 421 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatic edition. Original note values and original key retained. The odd verses sung in chant is provided from Liber Usualis 1961 by the editor.
  • (Posted 2010-12-16)  CPDL #22874:   
Editor: Adrian Wall (submitted 2010-12-16).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 873 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Based on the edition at (transposed up a minor 3rd)

General Information

Title: Magnificat on the 4th tone (even verses)
Composer: Francisco Guerrero

Number of voices: 4/6vv   Voicing: SSAATB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1563 in Canticum Beatae Mariae, no. 8
Description:  The setting is mainly four-part: SATB. The Essurientes part is three-part: SAB. The final Sicut erat is for six parts: SSAATB, where the two Superius voices are in strict canon in the unison. The original printed source does not include the odd verses.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.