• John Tavener
  • Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Second Setting, 2010) (2010)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)

Commissioned by the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain

  • SSA semi chorus; SSAATTBB
  • 9 min

Programme Note

The Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis are both set in Latin. The Magnificat has a festive
character, and is written for double choir with children’s voices. Nunc Dimittis is a very
personal and simple response to the beautiful text, for SATB.

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