The song of the Virgin Mary, Luke i. 46; -- so called because it commences with this word in the Vulgate.
The song of Mary (Luke 1:46-55) normally used as one of the canticles at Evening Prayer; also, may be used as a Song of Praise on Feasts of St. Mary or at other times (see BCP, 65 or 119).
Latin for "magnify" from "My soul doth magnify the Lord," the virgin Mary's song of thanksgiving as recorded in the Gospel of Luke.
Setting of the Latin Magnificat text, generally for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra or ensemble
A setting of the Biblical hymn of the Virgin Mary (as given in St. Luke) for use in Roman Catholic and Anglican services; 14th century to present.
(Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum')
A canticle, the Song of Mary, from the first chapter of Saint Luke's Gospel, sung at daily Evening Prayer. (From the first words of the canticle in Latin: "Magnificat anima mea Dominum," meaning "my soul doth magnify the Lord.")
the Virgin Mary's song of praise to the Lord
The Magnificat is the canticle drawn from the biblical words attributed to the Mother of Christ
Biblical text on the words of the Virgin Mary, sung polyphonically in church from the Renaissance on.
the first Latin word in the hymn of the Blessed Virgin Mary ( St Luke i. 46), sung or said at Evening Prayer
The prayer or hymn sung by the Virgin Mary when she visited St. Elizabeth, the mother of St. John the Baptist, shortly after the Annunciation (Luke 1:46 55). Sung frequently during Matins in the Orthodox Church, this hymn takes its title from the Latin for the beginning phrase, "My soul magnifies the Lord." See 1 Sam. 2:1-10.
Also known as 'The Song of Mary' on hearing that she would be the Mother of Christ. Taken from The Gospel according to Luke chapter 1, verses 46 to 55. Sung during Evensong and part of the ancient office of Vespers.
Hymn sung in honour of the Virgin Mary after the eighth Song of the Canon at Matins.
The Magnificat in D major, BWV 243, is one of the major vocal works of Johann Sebastian Bach. It was composed for an orchestra and choir of five voices. The text is the canticle of Mary, mother of Jesus as recounted by Luke the Evangelist (see Magnificat for more).