Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Magnificat Wq 215
arranged for soloists (SATB) mixed choir (SATB) and organ
Edition no.
BA 7517
Volume / Series
Choir & Organ
Köhs, Andreas
Product format
Organ reduction
Soprano solo, Alto solo, Tenor solo, Bass solo, Mixed choir (SATB), Organ
Pages / Format
27,0 x 19,0 cm
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach wrote his first great vocal composition, the Magnificat , in 1749 at the age of 35. It bears all the earmarks of “audition music”, i.e. a piece that organists and choir directors had to submit when applying for a new position. This feature is especially evident in its stylistic variety, which makes the work a rewarding and colorful challenge for all church choirs.

Special attractions are the work's contrapuntal passages, which are very similiar in sound and structure to those of J. S. Bach’s B minor Mass. The present arrangement for soloists, chorus and organ is intended as a self contained version accessible to a wide range of choirs , even those with limited financial means.

- Self contained version for soloists (SATB), chorus (SATB) and organ
- Ideal for use in church and concert hall
- Clear and well presented organ part
- Duration: ca. 40 minutes

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