Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in F (Thomas Barrow)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2011-08-20).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 144 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in F
Composer: Thomas Barrow

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredEvening Canticles

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First

Description: Barrow was a chorister at, and later Gentleman of, the Chapel Royal, and a copyist. He was an exact contemporary of John Beard (both boys appearing in the first performance of Esther). He was leader of the altos in subsequent oratorios, being admired by Handel for the strength of his voice and for his steadiness.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Magnificat and Nunc dimittis.