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Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis

For SATB and Organ

Year of composition
Book of Common Prayer
Difficult (Grades 7+)
5 minutes
Modern classical music
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

A bright energetic setting of the Magnificat followed by a more reflective Nunc Dimittis. The Magnificat is not in the episodic form often used but a continuous and thematically integrated composition. The Nunc Dimittis begins with a delicate solo and then build up to a fine climax before dying away to a gentle Amen. (Note: the Nunc Dimittis on the recording is a live performance)

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