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MAGNIFICAT

Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley

Born: August 12, 1825, London, England. Died: April 6, 1889, Hereford, England. Buried: Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Tenbury Wells, Hereford and Worcester, England. Gore-Ouseley was educated at Oxford University (BA 1846, MA 1849, DMus 1854), and was ordained in 1849. In 1855, he was appointed Oxford Professor of Music, succeeding Henry Bishop. At that time, Oxford music degrees were easy to obtain, as there were no conditions of residence. Candidates only had to submit a musical composition, (e.g., for choir or orchestra). This was then approved by the examiner, rehearsed and performed to a small, select audience at Oxford. As far as Ouseley was concerned, this only meant two or three trips to Oxford each year, usually for tw… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: MAGNIFICAT
Composer: Frederick A. Gore Ouseley
Incipit: 33514 43221
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #670b

Pilgrim Hymnal #559b

The Book of Common Praise #C58

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The Church Hymnal #C56

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The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #614

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The Hymnbook #590

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