Magnificat 6 Vocum super Quia visitavit (Ferdinand di Lasso)

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  • CPDL #28738:         
Editor: Gerd Eichler (submitted 2013-04-08).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 136 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Odd verses added (not included in MIDI file ). Use of Mensurstrich instead of bar lines, original note values and pitch, musica ficta clearly marked. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Magnificat 6 Vocum super Quia visitavit
Composer: Ferdinand di Lasso

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAT.SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1602 in Liber primus cantiones sacrae Magnificat vocant, 5, 6vv, no. 9

Description: Only even verses are included. Although this Magnificat is defined for 6 parts in its name, the Discantus part and the Altus part devide in the final verse making this an 8-part composition. The Bass part is falsely assigned to the 1st choir in this last verse.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.