Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (Gombert, Nicolas)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cambrai: Robert Quercentius, 1552.
Misc. Notes Outstanding printing, outstanding scan.
Printed in choir book format rather than as single (part) books.
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General Information

Work Title Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis deiparae iuxta suos octo tonos modulatum
Alternative. Title Magnificat settings
Composer Gombert, Nicolas
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ING 6
Key Each of the 8 church modes
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 Magnificats (even verses)
  1. Magnificat primi toni
  2. Magnificat secundi toni
  3. Magnificat tertii et octavi toni
  4. Magnificat quarti toni
  5. Magnificat quinti toni
  6. Magnificat sexti et primi toni
  7. Magnificat septimi toni
  8. Magnificat octavi toni
First Publication. 1552
Librettist Biblia Vulgata, Lucam 1:46–55 and Doxology
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10-12 minutes (each)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation SATB voices (with divisi to 8 voices, plainsong verses are not included)