The Magnificats: Bach and Beyond
The joyful text that is Mary’s song of praise, “My soul doth magnify the Lord…,” is presented in diverse and powerful settings by J.S. Bach and other composers who were influenced by and connected to Bach in various ways. Experience musically the many characteristics from cheerful melodies, colorfully exuberant and festive fanfares, to peaceful and reflective verses.
ON THE PROGRAM
J.S. BACH | Magnificat in D, BWV 243
JAN DISMIS ZELENKA | Magnificat in D, ZWV 108
FRANTISEK IGNAC TUMA | Magnificat in C
JOHN RUTTER | Magnificat