- the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning`Magnificat anima mea Dominum`)
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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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[ 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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(Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum`)
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• (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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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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The Magnificat in D Major is a 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, (cataloged as BWV 243a) for Christmas in 1723 and then reworked that music in D major in 1733 (cataloged as BWV 243) for the feast of the Visitation.
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The Magnificat (Latin: [My soul] magnifies) — also known as the Song of Mary or the Canticle of Mary — is a canticle frequently sung (or spoken) liturgically in Christian church services. It is one of the eight most ancient Christian hymns and perhaps the earliest Marian hymn. Its name comes from the first word of the Latin version of the cant
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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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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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The Magnificat is a canticle. Magnificat may also refer to: In music: In other media: In schools: == See also == ...
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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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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 church there. The work "remained in the repertoire of the monastery for at least the next
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Magnificat is a 1993 Italian drama film directed by Pupi Avati. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. ...
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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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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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Biblical text on the words of the Virgin Mary, sung polyphonically in church from the Renaissance on
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