Magnificat (tr87) I (Anonymous)

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  • CPDL #25131:    (MIDI) (XML)
Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2011-12-10).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 148 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Original note values, no barlines. MIDI and MusicXML files are zipped.

General Information

Title: Magnificat (tr87) I
Composer: Anonymous

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SAT (a number of the verses are for two equal voices)
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

Published: post 1445 in the Trent codices 87, copied between 1433-1445

Description: Alternatim setting transcribed from the Trent manuscript tr87. The keys and the notes' values are as in the manuscript. The initial time signature is missing in both the voices, the “tempus perfectum” has been assumed from the context, and the perfect notes are dotted. To perform this Magnificat following the Tenor prescription “Faulx bourdon”, the Superius has been treansposed an octave higher. The notes' values within the "ligaturæ" are as follows: the left upstemmed notes are semibreves - the unstemmed notes are breves. The “musica ficta” suggestions are in the MIDI and MusicXML files.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat.