Magnificat

[n] - the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning`Magnificat anima mea Dominum`)
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Magnificat

In the New Testament, the song of praise sung by Mary, the mother of Jesus, on her visit to her cousin Elizabeth shortly after the Annunciation. It is used...
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Magnificat

Mag·nif'i·cat noun [ Latin , it magnifies.] The song of the Virgin Mary, Luke i. 46 ; -- so called because it commences with this word in the Vulgate.
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Magnificat

noun (Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum`)
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Magnificat

• (n.) The song of the Virgin Mary, Luke i. 46; -- so called because it commences with this word in the Vulgate.
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Magnificat

in Christianity, the hymn of praise by Mary, the mother of Jesus, found in Luke 1:46–55 and incorporated into the liturgical services of the Western ... [3 related articles]
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Magnificat

[Bruckner] The Magnificat WAB 24 by Anton Bruckner is a setting of the Magnificat for vocal soloists, chorus, orchestra and organ written in 1852. It was premiered in Sankt Florian, as Bruckner had specifically composed it for the Vesper service of the feast of the Assumption of Mary. The work `remained in the repertoire of the monastery fo...
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Magnificat

[Pärt] Magnificat was composed in 1989 by Arvo Pärt. A setting of the Latin Magnificat text, it is in tintinnabuli style, which was invented by Pärt in the mid-1970s. It is scored a cappella for mixed choir: soprano solo, sopranos I and II, alto, and tenor and bass divisi. It lasts approximately seven minutes. == Composition == === Styli...
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Magnificat

[disambiguation] The Magnificat is a canticle. Magnificat may also refer to: In music: In other media: In schools: == See also == ...
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Magnificat

Magnificat (măgnif'ikăt) [Lat.,=magnifies], song of the Virgin Mary, beginning “Magnificat anima mea Dominum” [my soul doth magnify the Lord], from Luke 1.46–55. It is the daily vesper hymn of the Roman Catholic Church and is usually sung at evening prayer in the Ch...
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Magnificat

In the New Testament, the song of praise sung by Mary, the mother of Jesus, on her visit to her cousin Elizabeth shortly after the Annunciation. It is used in the liturgy of some Christian churches in the form of a canticle based on text from St Luke's gospel 1:46–55 (`My soul doth magnify the Lord ...`). It is sung at Roman ...
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Magnificat

[Bach] The Magnificat in D major is a motet in the setting of the Magnificat text by Johann Sebastian Bach for five soloists, a five-part choir and orchestra. Bach first composed a version in E-flat major (catalogued as BWV 243a) for Christmas in 1723 and then reworked that music in D major in 1733 (catalogued as BWV 243) for the feast of t...
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Magnificat

The Magnificat (Latin for: [My soul] magnifies) —also known as the Song of Mary, the Canticle of Mary and in Byzantine tradition the Ode of the Theotokos; Greek: Ἡ ᾨδὴ τῆς Θεοτόκου—is a canticle frequently sung (or spoken) liturgically in Christian church services. It is one of the eight most ancient Christian hymns and perh...
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magnificat

a setting of the Biblical hymn of the Virgin Mary (as given in St. Luke) for use in Roman Catholic and Anglican services.
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Magnificat

Chant that the Virgin Mary, according to Luke's story, sang in the home of her parents Elizabeth and Zechariah on the occasion of her visit. It is a psalm of praise and thanksgiving
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Magnificat

Biblical text on the words of the Virgin Mary, sung polyphonically in church from the Renaissance on
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magnificat

canticle in praise of the Virgin Mary
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Magnificat

[Schubert] The Magnificat in C major, D. 486, is a musical setting of the Magnificat hymn composed by Franz Schubert in 1816. It is scored for SATB soloists, mixed choir, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, violin I and II, viola, timpani and basso continuo (cello, double bass and organ). The autograph score is dated September 25 1816, and was...
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Magnificat

[Vivaldi] Antonio Vivaldi composed several settings of the Magnificat hymn. The original setting for single choir, RV 610, is generally indicated when Vivaldi`s Magnificat is performed and discussed. RV 610 was composed either before 1717 or in 1719. Set in G minor, it is scored for 2 soprano soloists, alto and tenor soloists, SATB choir, v...
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Magnificat

[Schütz] == ``Magnificat == The Magnificat or Song of Mary is one of the three New Testament canticles, the others being Nunc dimittis and Benedictus. Mary sings the song on the occasion of her visit to Elizabeth, as narrated in the Gospel of Luke ({Sourcetext|source=Bible|version=King James|book=Luke|chapter=1|verse=39|range=–56}). Magn...
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Magnificat

[Rutter] The composer conducted the first performance in Carnegie Hall on 26 May 1990, and the first recording with the Cambridge Singers and the City of London Sinfonia. Oxford University Press published Magnificat in 1991 and Of a Rose, a lovely Rose separately in 1998. While the canticle Magnificat was often set to music, being a regular...
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