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Magnificat in C major

By Franz Schubert

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SATB vocal soli, SATB choir, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, timpani, 2 violins, viola, basso continuo
Composed by Franz Schubert (1797-1828). Edited by Salome Reiser. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Stuttgart Schubert Edition. Innovative practice aids, Sacred vocal music, Magnificats, Advent, Christmas, Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Hymns in praise of the Virgin Mary, Daily hours. Vocal score. Composed 1815. D 486. Duration 9 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 70.053/03. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.7005303).

Item Number: CA.7005303

ISBN 9790007087678. Key: D major. Language: Latin.

With a duration of about 10 minutes, Schubert's Magnificat D 486 in C major is one of the more concise settings of the well-known Marian canticles, originally for the service of Vespers. It was composed in late summer 1815, and is therefore probably one of a series of church music works Schubert wrote in his youth for Lichtenthal Parish Church. The work requires a large-scale orchestra with strings, woodwind, and brass. The four-part choir contrasts with four soloists; this quartet sings the peaceful middle section of the three-section work. For the Carus edition Schubert's own autograph manuscript of his Magnificat was consulted again for the first time since 1888. Until 1989 this had been thought to be lost. This work is now available in carus music, the choir app! Score available separately - see item CA.7005300.

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