Magnificat settings (Gombert, Nicolas)

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Magnificat primi toni

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Magnificat tertii & octavi toni

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Misc. Notes Two performance options: within each verse either terminate at the symbol (usually employed for canons) to make the piece a third-tone setting; or, sing to the double bar to make the piece an eighth-tone setting.
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Magnificat quarti toni

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Magnificat quinti toni

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Magnificat sexti & primi toni

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Magnificat septimi toni

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General Information

Work Title Magnificat settings
Alternative. Title Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis deiparae iuxta suos octo tonos modulatum
Composer Gombert, Nicolas
Key Each of the 8 church modes
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 Magnificats (even verses):
  1. Et exsultavit
  2. Quia fecit mihi magna
  3. Fecit potentiam
  4. Esurientes
  5. Sicut locutus est
  6. Sicut erat in principio
First Publication. 1552
Librettist Biblia Vulgata, Lucam 1:46–55 and doxology
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 to 12 minutes (each)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation SATB voices (with divisi) a cappella (the plainsong verses are not included)
  1. Primi toni à 4: SATB (Fecit à 3: SAT, Sicut locutus à 5: SATTB, Sicut erat à 6: SATTBB)
  2. Secundi toni à 4: SATB (Fecit à 3: ATB, Esurientes à 2: SA, Sicut erat à 5: SATBB)
  3. Tertii et octavi toni à 3: SAB, 4 (+T), 5 (+S), 6 (+B), 7 (+A), 8: SSAATTBB (each verse adds an extra voice)
  4. Quarti toni à 4: SATB (Esurientes à 3: SAT, Sicut erat à 6: SSATBB)
  5. Quinti toni à 4: SATB (Esurientes à 2: TB, Sicut erat à 5: SAATB)
  6. Sexti et primi toni à 4: SATB (Esurientes à 3: SAB, Sicut erat à 5: SATBB)
  7. Septimi toni à 4: SATB (Fecit à 2: TB, Sicut locutus à 3: SAT, Sicut erat à 5: SATTB)
  8. Octavi toni à 4: SATB (Esurientes à 3: SAB, Sicut locutus à 5: SSATB, Sicut erat à 6: SATTBB)