Magnificat

Magnificat on the Sixth Tone Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) Canzona Dieterich Buxtehude (1638?-1707) When the angel tells Mary that she’s going to have The Baby, she breaks into a song/poem that begins “My soul doth magnify the Lord…” In Latin this is “Magnificat anima mea…”, so in musical circles Mary’s song has come to be known…