SA vocal soli, SATB choir, 2 oboes, bassoon, 2 violins, 2 violas, basso continuo, [2 trumpets, timpani] - Level 3
Composed by Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745). Edited by Wolfgang Horn. This edition: Paperbound. German title: Magnificat in D. Magnificats, Advent, Christmas, Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Hymns in praise of the Virgin Mary, Daily hours. Full score. Composed 1725. ZWV 108. 48 pages. Duration 11 minutes. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.4006300).
Item Number: CA.4006300
ISBN M-007-06002-2. Key: D-dur (d major). Language: Latin.
As it does not require a festive choir of trumpets, Zelenka's "Magnificat" was apparently not written for the Vesper service on a high feast day. On comparing the work with Bach's large-scale "Magnificat", the simpler formal and musical cast of the former becomes immediately apparent.