Mary's hymn (Magnificat) (Peter Bird)
- Editor: Peter Bird (submitted 2007-04-25). Score information: Letter, 15 pages, 173 kB Copyright: Personal
- Copyright © 2007 by George Peter Bird. This edition may be freely distributed, duplicated, performed, and recorded.
- Edition notes: No variations in tempo or dynamic are marked; these are left to the discretion of the performers.
Title: Mary's hymn (Magnificat)
Composer: Peter Bird
Description: Opening theme stated by S is followed one measure later by A (canon at the 5th) and sung at 1/2 and 1/3 speeds by T and B, respectively (prolation canon). Mid-section is free polyphony and familiar style. Ending repeats canon above Gregorian tone VIIIG, one of the set used to sing the Magnificat in Latin.