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Magnificat in C major

bearbeitet von Johann Sebastian Bach

By Pietro Torri

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SATB/SATB choir, 2 violins, 2 violas, 3 trumpets, drums, basso continuo
Bearbeitet von Johann Sebastian Bach. Composed by Pietro Torri. Edited by Arne Thielemann. Arranged by Johann Sebastian Bach. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Bach vocal. Sacred vocal music, Advent, Mary. Vocal Score. 44 pages. Duration 20 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 35.012/03. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.3501203).

Item Number: CA.3501203

ISBN M-007-14303-9. Text language: Latin.

Mention the key words "Johann Sebastian" and "Magnificat," and one thinks involuntarily of his well-known Magnificat in D major BWV 243 or in E flat major BWV 243a. However, during the time of his tenure as St. Thomas Kantor, several times Bach also referred back to older settings of the Magnificat text and arranged these for his own purposes. Thus, for the first time it can be documented that in its original version the double choir Magnificat in C major BWV Anh. 30 contained in Bach's music library, which was originally handed down anonymously, was composed by Pietro Torri. Torri was the Music Director at the Court of the Bavarian House of Wittelsbach. For performance purposes in Leipzig in ca. 1742 Bach retained the substance of the work but composed additional parts for a 3rd trumpet and timpani. For the first time ever this splendid work appears at Carus in a printed edition. Score available separately - see item CA.3501200.

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