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Magnificat quarti toni a 4 [odd]
composer
1591; 4vv; Magnificat octo tonum liber primus, Rome; Haberl 27:15
author of text
Luke 1: 46-55

Recordings
'Palestrina: Missa Ecce ego Johannes & other sacred music' (CDH55407)
Palestrina: Missa Ecce ego Johannes & other sacred music
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55407  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Track 12 on CDH55407 [7'50] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Magnificat quarti toni a 4 [odd]
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This Magnificat is one of five which Palestrina wrote in Tone 4. He set the text of the Magnificat, in fact, no fewer than thirty-five times; sixteen of them appeared in the Magnificat octo tonum liber primus published in Rome in 1591. It is a pity indeed that they are nowadays somewhat little known, for they are quintessential Palestrina: the servant of the Church quietly writing magnificent music which speaks directly to mankind even—and perhaps especially—today.

from notes by Ivan Moody © 1999

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDH55407 track 12
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-99-09912
Duration
7'50
Recording date
16 February 1999
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Palestrina: Missa Ecce ego Johannes & other sacred music (CDA67099)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: August 1999
    Deletion date: October 2009
    Superseded by CDH55407
  2. Palestrina: Missa Ecce ego Johannes & other sacred music (CDH55407)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: March 2012
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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