Magnificat octavi toni (Walter Lambe)

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  • (Posted 2015-07-05)   CPDL #35978:     
Editor: John Hetland (submitted 2015-07-05).   Score information: Letter, 15 pages, 1 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Source: The Eton Choirbook: III ed. Frank Ll. Harrison, London, Stainer & Bell, 1961. Notation here is a tone higher than the original with time values halved. Translation, text underlay and musica ficta by John Hetland and the Renaissance Street Singers. 4 Jan 2015

General Information

Title: Magnificat octavi toni
Composer: Walter Lambe
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: c. 1500 in Eton Choirbook.

Description: Mary's response to Elizabeth's "Blessed is the fruit of your womb": Luke 1:46-55. This Magnificat is in tone 8.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.