Johann Sebastian Bach

Magnificat in D major


About this work...

Johann Sebastian Bach was named director of music in the city of Leipzig and cantor at St. Thomas Church in May 1723. By December he had already composed 30 cantatas, and on Christmas day his choir presented three newly written works: Cantata No. 63, "Christen ätzet diesen Tag," Sanctus in C for the morning service, an... read more