MAGNIFICAT. SATB choir + SATB soloists and orchestra (2013)
Date: July 30, 2014
MAGNIFICAT in D Major (2013) by Gabriel Ruiz-Bernal
Commissioned and premiered by the Choir of the University of Sevilla and Orquesta Hispalense de Sevilla, Spain. December 2013.
11-movement oratorio written in traditional language, for SATB choir, soloists SATB, and string ensemble with two flutes, two oboes, three trumpets, timpani and piano. It presents the original text in Latin. Also available with piano reduction (vocal score).
Estimate performance length: 35 minutes.
Received great reviews at the premiere in Sevilla, Spain.
Ideal for university choir, professional choir or community/religious choir with solid singers.
CHOIR: Moderate, except numbers 2 and 4 that are difficult.
VOCAL SOLOISTS: Moderate to Difficult
ORCHESTRA LEVEL: Moderate
PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT LEVEL: Moderate
More general information:
Complete recording of all movements:
Orchestra score (conductor)