We'll hear the Magnificat on this week's Choral Showcase, in settings by Francesco Guerrero, Johann David Heinichen, CPE and JS Bach, and William Matthias.

Show Notes

Francesco Guerrero: Magnificat quarti toni

  • El Leon de Oro; Peter Phillips, conductor

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Magnificat in D Major, Wq 215

  • Gaechinger Cantorey; Hans-Christoph Rademann, conductor

Johann David Heinichen: Magnificat in B-flat Major (from Vespers of St Francis Xavier)

  • Ensemble Polyharmonique; Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra; Jaroslaw Thiel, conductor

Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243

  • Gaechinger Cantorey; Hans-Christoph Rademann, conductor

William Mathias: A May Magnificat, Op. 79 No. 2

  • St. John's Voices; Gentlemen of St. John's; Graham Walker, conductor