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Magnificat anima mea Dominum

Language: Latin after the Greek (Ελληνικά)

Magnificat anima mea Dominum,
et exsultavit spiritus meus in Deo salvatore meo,
quia respexit humilitatem ancillae suae.
Ecce enim ex hoc beatam me dicent omnes generationes,
quia fecit mihi magna, qui potens est,
et sanctum nomen eius,
et misericordia eius [in progenies et progenies]1
timentibus eum.
Fecit potentiam in brachio suo,
dispersit superbos mente cordis sui;
deposuit potentes de sede
et exaltavit humiles;
esurientes implevit bonis
et divites dimisit inanes.
Suscepit Israel puerum suum,
recordatus [misericordiae]2,
sicut locutus est ad patres nostros,
Abraham et semini eius in saecula.


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE SPA

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1 Hildegard von Bingen, Fayrfax, Monk, Nesbitt, Pärt: "a progenie in progenies"
2 Fayrfax, Monk, Nesbitt, Pärt: "misericordiae suae"

Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Magnificat", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Bible or other Sacred Texts)
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Mon âme exalte le Seigneur", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-01-18.
Last modified: 2014-09-11 12:43:43
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Word count: 88

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Mon âme exalte le Seigneur

Language: French (Français) after the Latin

Mon âme exalte le Seigneur. 
Et mon esprit a exulté en Dieu mon sauveur. 
Parce qu'il a jeté les yeux sur son humble servante ; car regardez, 
désormais je serai appelée bienheureuse par toutes les générations.
Car celui qui est tout-puissant a fait
pour moi de grandes choses et saint est son nom.
Et sa miséricorde s'étend d'âge
en âge sur ceux qui le craignent.
Il a déployé la force de son bras,
il a dispersé les hommes au cœur superbe.
Il a renversé les potentats de leur trône 
et élevé les humbles.
Il a rassasié de biens les affamés 
et renvoyé les riches les mains vides.
Il a secouru Israël son enfant 
se souvenant de sa miséricorde.
Ainsi qu'il l'a promis à nos pères,
Abraham et sa descendance dans les siècles.


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  • a text in Latin by Bible or other Sacred Texts , Luke 1:46-55 DUT ENG ENG ENG GER LAT SPA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Tomaso Albinoni, Johann Sebastian Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Francesco Durante, Robert Fayrfax, Giorgio Gaslini, Hildegard von Bingen, Luca Marenzio, Richard Monk, John Nesbitt, Arvo Pärt, Krzysztof Penderecki, Domenico Scarlatti, Franz Peter Schubert, Heinrich Schütz, John Kenneth Tavener, Ralph Vaughan Williams, José Carlos do Amaral Vieira Filho, Antonio Vivaldi, Jan Dismas Zelenka. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2009-01-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:04
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Word count: 132