Magnificat tertii et octavi toni (Gombert, Nicolas)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (ff.13v–21r)
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 third-tone setting; or, sing to the double bar to make the piece an eighth-tone setting.
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Work Title Magnificat tertii et octavi toni
Alternative. Title Magnificat on the Third or Eighth Tones
Composer Gombert, Nicolas
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ING 22
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements
  1. Et exsultavit (3 vv)
  2. Quia fecit mihi magna (4 vv)
  3. Fecit potentiam (5 vv)
  4. Esurientes (6 vv)
  5. Sicut locutus est (7 vv)
  6. Sicut erat in principio (8 vv)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1552 or before
First Publication. 1552 in Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (No.3)
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 3-8 voices (SAB, each verse adds an extra voice)
External Links CPDL page