Magnificat octavi toni (Juan Navarro Hispalensis)

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  • CPDL #32801:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2014-08-29).   Score information: A4, 8 pages, 71 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: From Eslava's "Lira sacra Hispana". Eslava tended to "improve" on his sources. Updated version uploaded 15-10-2015. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Magnificat octavi toni
Composer: Juan Navarro Hispalensis

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB or SAAT
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella. The opening intonation has accompaniment for "bajón", maybe dulcian

Published: in Eslava's Lira sacra Hispana (mid 19c)

Description: a Magnificat showing the influence of Morales, who was the composer's original choirmaster. There is a canon in the "Gloria" section and the intention clearly was that the omitted even verses should be either sung in plainchant or played on the organ.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.