Magnificat in B-flat major (Durante, Francesco)

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The revised 4-voice version of this work was mis-attributed for many years to Giovanni Battista Pergolesi.

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General Information

Work Title Magnificat in in B-flat major
Alternative. Title Magnificat in Si bemolle maggiore per due soprani, alto, tenore, basso, archi e basso continuo
Composer Durante, Francesco
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements:
I. Magnificat, anima mea Dominum. Allegro
II. Et exsultavit spiritus meus. Staccato, e forte
III. Fecit potentiam. [No tempo]
IV. Deposuit potentes. [No tempo]
V: Suscepit Israel. Largo
VI. Sicut locutus. Allegro
VII. Gloria Patri. Grave
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 soprano, alto, tenor, bass, strings, continuo
Mss Sources Mss parts, n.d.(1768-71) by Joseph Machsner and Joseph Camml. PL-Wu, RM 4339
Extra Information Originally for 5 voices, revised to 4 voices

Misc. Comments

RISM shows other Magnificats in this key by Durante. Most have 4 voices and basso or organ. It is not known whether those are different Magnificats or whether this is an arrangement of one of those.