Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat In D (BWV 243) (Urtext).
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Study score format 22.5 x 16.5 cm; With an introduction in English and German by Alfred Dürr.
The 2nd version with the 4 inserts from the E-flat major version (transposed into D major).
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