Magnificat sexti et primi toni (Gombert, Nicolas)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (ff.33v–40r)
Cambrai: Robert Quercentius, 1552.
Misc. Notes Two performance options: within each verse either terminate at the symbol (usually employed for canons) to make the piece a sixth-tone setting; or, sing to the double bar to make the piece a first-tone setting.
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Work Title Magnificat sexti et primi toni
Alternative. Title Magnificat on the Sixth or First Tones
Composer Gombert, Nicolas
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ING 21
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
  1. Et exsultavit
  2. Quia fecit mihi magna
  3. Fecit potentiam
  4. Esurientes (3 vv)
  5. Sicut locutus est
  6. Sicut erat in principio (5 vv)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1552 or before
First Publication. 1552 in Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (No.6)
Librettist Biblia Vulgata, Lucam 1:46–55 and Doxology
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10-12 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 4-5 voices (SATBB)
External Links CPDL page