MANUSCRIT MUSICAL autograph, Magnificat. Oboe Imo, ; 3 pages and a half small fol. of a bifeuillet(29.3 x 22.8 cm).
Complete part of the first oboe inthe Magnificat D.486.
It was in September 1815 (the score is dated September 25) that Schubert, aged eighteen, composed this Magnificat "of sumptuous workmanship for soloist, choir and orchestra (strings with violas, oboe, bassoons, trumpets and timpani).
It is in
three parts: two majestic and resounding sections in C framing a central panel, a sort of Andante in F entrusted to the soloists; the hymnic, decorative character and the tight writing of the ensemble make it a great work and ensure it an honourable place among traditional baroque church music" (Alfred
This Magnificat lies between the 1st version of the Salve Regina in F (op.47, D223) and the 3rd Mass in B flat major (op. posth. 141, D324). It was probably composed for the parish church of Lichtenthal, on the outskirts of
The manuscript of this first oboe part is very carefully notated in brown ink on a 12-line paper. The first movement, Allegro maestoso, occupies the entire first page. On the second page, the Andante reserves for the oboe some "Solo" interventions, in dialogue with the soprano. This is followed by the Allegro vivace, with one line entirely cancelled. After the last bar, Schubert calligraphed the word "