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Original

Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in G minor. John Hilton the elder. A cappella. Sacred , Evening Canticles. Language. English. SATB.

Traducció

Magnificat i Nunc dimittis en sol menor. John Hilton l'ancià. A capella. Sagrats, de nit dels Càntics. Idioma. Anglès. SATB.

Original

It is uncertain whether this service should be attributed to John Hilton the elder. onetime assistant organist at Lincoln Cathedral. or to his son of the same name. 1599 - 1657. , organist at St Margaret's, Westminster. Extant sacred works undoubtedly composed by the latter display a more modern style than is evident here, and in accordance with the balance of probabilities, I have attributed the work to the older man. this accords with current RISM opinion. Posterity has not been kind to the Hilton family. despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, his best-known anthem will be referred to as Farrant's "Lord for thy tender mercy's sake" for as long as pelargoniums are called geraniums.

Traducció

It is uncertain whether this service should be attributed to John Hilton the elder. onetime assistant organist at Lincoln Cathedral. or to his son of the same name. 1599 - 1657. , organist at St Margaret's, Westminster. Extant sacred works undoubtedly composed by the latter display a more modern style than is evident here, and in accordance with the balance of probabilities, I have attributed the work to the older man. this accords with current RISM opinion. Posterity has not been kind to the Hilton family. despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, his best-known anthem will be referred to as Farrant's "Lord for thy tender mercy's sake" for as long as pelargoniums are called geraniums.
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