Magnificat in D major, BWV 243 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Vangi (2019/5/4)

Performers Maria Stader (soprano), Nedda Casei (mezzo-soprano),
Waldemar Kmentt (tenor), Federico Davia (bass)
Vienna Opera Orchestra, Jean-Marie Auberson (conductor)
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Vangi (2018/4/10)

Performers Münchener Bach-Chor, Münchener Bach-Orchester
Karl Richter (conductor)
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Vangi (2019/9/30)

Performers M. Schilling, G. Pitzinger, H. Marten, G. Gröschel, Choeurs Rudolf Lamy, Ensemble de solistes de la Bachwoche Ansbach - Dir. Ferdinand Leitner
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11 more: 2. Aria: 'Et Exultavit' • 3. Aria: 'Quia respexit' • 4. Chorus: 'Omnes generationes' • 5. Aria: 'Quia fecit mihi magna' • 6. Duetto: 'Et Misericordia' • 7. Chorus: 'Fecit potentiam' • 8. Aria: 'Deposuit' • 9. Aria: 'Esurientes' • 10. Terzetto: 'Suscepit Israel' • 11. Chorus: 'Sicut locutus' • 12. Chorus: 'Gloria Patri'

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Chorus: 'Magnificat anima mea' (No.1)

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Michrond (2016/6/16)

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Aria: 'Esurientes' (No.9)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1732-35)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Ernst Eulenburg, n.d.[1924]. Plate E.E. 4378.
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie II, Bd.3  (pp.65-124)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1955. Plate BA 5003.
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12 more: 2. Aria: 'Et Exultavit' (Soprano) • 3. Aria: 'Quia respexit' (Soprano) • 4. Chorus: 'Omnes generationes' (Choir SSATB) • 5. Aria: 'Quia fecit mihi magna' (Bass) • 6. Duetto: 'Et Misericordia' (Alto, Tenor) • 7. Chorus: 'Fecit potentiam' (Choir SSATB) • 8. Aria: 'Deposuit' (Tenor) • 9. Aria: 'Esurientes' (Alto) • 10. Terzetto: 'Suscepit Israel' (Soprano, Soprano, Alto) • 11. Chorus: 'Sicut locutus' (Choir SSATB) • 12. Chorus: 'Gloria Patri' (Choir SSATB) • Engraving files (Finale)

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Publisher. Info. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1955. Plate BA 5103.
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Chorus: 'Magnificat anima mea' (No.1)

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Aria: 'Et Exultavit' (No.2)

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Aria: 'Quia respexit' (No.3)

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Chorus: 'Omnes generationes' (No.4)

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Aria: 'Quia fecit mihi magna' (No.5)

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Duetto: 'Et Misericordia' (No.6)

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Aria: 'Deposuit' (No.8)

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Aria: 'Esurientes' (No.9)

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Terzetto: 'Suscepit Israel' (No.10)

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Chorus: 'Sicut locutus est' (No.11)

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General Information

Work Title Magnificat in D-Dur
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Magnificat; Magnificat Bacha; Магніфікат BWV 243; Magnificat av Bach; マニフィカト; מגניפיקט; 聖母讚主曲
Name Aliases Magnificat de Bach; BWV243; Magnificat i D-dur; Magnifikat; Magnificat (Johann Sebastian Bach)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 219160404; LCCN: n80127313; GND: 300009755; BNF: 139095580
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 243 ; BC E 14
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 382
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 movements:
  1. Chorus: Magnificat anima mea
  2. Aria: Et Exultavit
  3. Aria: Quia respexit
  4. Chorus: Omnes generationes
  5. Aria: Quia fecit mihi magna
  6. Duetto: Et Misericordia
  7. Chorus: Fecit potentiam
  8. Aria: Deposuit
  9. Aria: Esurientes
  10. Terzetto: Suscepit Israel
  11. Chorus: Sicut locutus est
  12. Chorus: Gloria Patri
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1732-35
First Performance. 1733-07-02 in Leipzig, Thomaskirche
soli, chorus and orchestra, J.S. Bach (conductor)
First Publication. 1811 – Bonn: N. Simrock
Librettist Bible, Luke 1:46–55
Language Latin
Dedication Feast of Visitation of Mary
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices
2 sopranos, alto, tenor, bass
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes (both also 2 oboes d’amore), 2 bassoon(s)
3 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo (organ)
Related Works Magnificat in E-flat major, BWV 243a (original version)
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article
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Extra Information The original version was first performed on Christmas Day, 1723 at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig under the composer's direction. The work was subsequently revised (1728–31) and performed in its present version in 1733.

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Masses and Magnificats by Johann Sebastian Bach