These eight pieces are sung as Magnificat antiphons on the last seven days of Advent. Charpentier's settings date from the 1690s. They come from the same manuscript volume as his Noëls pour les instruments (H. 534) and were probably performed along with them in the 1690s.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
Scoring: mostly ATB, continuo, with two pieces for SATB, 4-part strings, continuo, and one for solo alto, 2 violins (or perhaps viols?), continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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