My soul doth magnify the Lord

BuxWV Anh.1

Buxtehude, Dietrich (1637?-1707) [Germany]

Adaptor of the text: Lunn, Jean [Canada]
Published by Edition Peters [Germany] , 1971
Ref. : 66288  (19 p.)
Editor or author of the restitution: Pinkham, Daniel
Type of material: Keyboard-vocal score
Text in: Latin + adapted in English
Epoque: 17th century (1650-1699)
Genre-Style-Form: Sacred ; Concerto
Mood of the piece: joyous
Type of Choir: SSATB (5 mixed voices)
Instrumentation: Strings + continuo OR Keyboard (6 instrumental part(s))
Instruments: Violin (2) ; Viola (2) ; Cello (1) ; Basso continuo
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: D major
Duration: 8.0 min.
Liturgical Use: Advent
Musicological Sources: According to New Groves, Buxtehude's authorship is doubtful ; Can be performed with 2 violins and continuo as other string parts only double the voices
Biblical references: Luke : 1:46-55
Source of text: Traditional
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Audio excerpt sung by Vocalensemble Rastatt conducted by Holger Speck

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