What setting of the Magnificat is this? (from piano melody)
March 19, 2012 2:09 PM   Subscribe

What setting of the Magnificat is this? I sang it when young but cannot identify it now - help!

I sang a wonderful setting of the Magnificat back at school, as part of a SATB choir. I think it had full orchestral accompaniment. I can remember the soprano melodies very well but despite listening to dozens of Magnificat settings I haven't been able to identify the composer and find a recording of the piece.

Here's a simple piano performance of one of the main melodies:
Piano melody

The associated lyrics are: "My soul / doth mag-ni-fy / doth ma-a-gni-i-fy-y the-e lord // and my spi-i-rit hath re-e-joiced / in Go-o-o-od my-y sav-iour" (forgive the heavy-handed rhythmic indications!)
posted by ChristopherS to Media & Arts (2 answers total)
Bryan Kelly's?
posted by holgate at 2:13 PM on March 19, 2012

Yes it is! You, sir, win all of the prizes.

Quite a relief to hear it again after so long looking. Thank you!
posted by ChristopherS at 3:55 PM on March 19, 2012

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