Magnificat, D.486 (Schubert, Franz)



Sheet Music


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Aldona Jones (2008/5/15)

Editor Eusebius Mandyczewski (1857-1929)
Publisher. Info. Franz Schubert's Werke, Serie 14, No.11 (pp.77-100)
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1888. Plate F.S. .
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Study Score 1050.
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Editor Daniel Van Gilst
Publisher. Info. Daniel Van Gilst - ENP 309-2 (2016)
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General Information

Work Title Magnificat in C major
Alternative. Title
Composer Schubert, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. D.486
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFS 476
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections
  1. Magnificat animamea Dominum: Allegro maestoso
  2. Deposuit potentes de sede, et exaltavit humiles: Andante
  3. Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto: Allegro vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1816-09-25
First Publication. 1888
Librettist The Bible (based on Luke 1:46-55)
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass; mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets (C), timpani, organ, strings
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Misc. Comments

Otto Deutsch (p.287) mentions a lost earlier autograph dated September 15 1815, once in the possession of Alwin Cranz. 25 September 1816 is the date of an abschrift.