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Magnificat

Howard Helvey

Reminiscent of the English choral tradition of Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells, this anthem, scored for organ and SATB choir, uses modal harmonic language and sparing use of mixed meter to artfully set this familiar text. The dramatic trajectory builds from a piano soprano solo at the beginning to a full choral exultation in the closing Doxology. Wide-ranging vocal tessitura, some divisi throughout, and independent writing for all four voices will provide a satisfying challenge to more advanced choirs.

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Magnificat [MP3]
$1.29
30104416
DIGITAL
Magnificat [Octavo - Downloadable] Preview
$3.40
30104701
DIGITAL
Magnificat [Octavo] Preview
$3.40
30104102
SHIP
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Indexes

Liturgical: Evening Prayer Gospel Canticle
Day: Season of Christmas Mary, the Holy Mother of God
Solemnities and Feasts The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15)
Solemnities and Feasts The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (December 8)
Topical: Mary
Scripture: Luke 1