Magnificat in G minor RV 610/611 (arranged for Choir & Organ)

Vivaldi, Antonio

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Vivaldi Magnificat in G minor RV 610/611 (arranged for Choir & Organ)

Antonio Vivaldi’s Magnificat in G minor has come down to us in two conflicting versions. The earlier one, probably the original version (RV 610), is dominated by impressive but largely straightforward choral passages set against a few brief vocal ensembles manageable by soloists from the choir.

In the later version (RV 611) the solo parts and one chorus are replaced by demanding virtuoso arias. Andreas Köhs arrangement for soloists, chorus and organ allows performers to choose between these two versions and is equally suitable for use in church and concert hall.

- Standard repertoire work, easy to perform

- Independent version for soloists (RV 610: SSAT; RV 611: SA), chorus (SATB) and organ

- Clear and well presented organ part

- Suitable for use in church and concert hall

- Duration: ca. 15 minutes (RV 610) or 20 minutes (RV 611)

The Bärenreiter Choir & Organ Series presents great choral works in arrangements for soloists, choir and organ; no orchestra is needed.

The original orchestral parts have been transcribed into easy-to-play organ reductions whereby the contemporary tradition of such arrangements has been taken into consideration.  In some cases, the original organ versions by the composer were used.  The organ parts are presented on three staves.  The choir and solo parts always remain true to the original.  You need only one edition for soloists, singers and organist alike.

Köhs, Andreas
Baerenreiter Germany
Soprano solo (2), Mixed choir (SATB), Organ

Additional Information

Baroque Period
Mixed Voices, Organ