RV 610 was composed either before 1717 or in 1719. Set in G minor, it is scored for 2 soprano soloists, alto and tenor soloists, SATB choir, violin I and II, viola, and basso continuo (cello and organ).
The work is divided into nine movements. Performances require approximately 20 minutes. All movements are scored for four-part chorus, strings and continuo, unless indicated otherwise.
- "Magnificat anima mea Dominum" Adagio, G minor, common time
- This movement is similar to the second movement of the composer's Credo.
- "Et exultavit spiritus meus" Allegro, B-flat major, common time; soprano solo
- —"Quia respexit humilitatem..." alto solo, brief choral interjection at "omnes generationes"
- —"Quia fecit mihi magna..." tenor solo
- "Et misericordia ejus" Andante molto, C minor, common time
- "Fecit potentiam" Presto, G minor, 3/4
- "Deposuit potentes" Presto, G minor, 3/4; unison choir
- "Esurientes" Allegro, B-flat major, common time; soprano duet; continuo only
- "Suscepit Israel" Largo, D minor, common time
- —"Recordatus misericordiae suae" Allegro
- "Sicut locutus est" Allegro ma poco, F major, common time; SAB chorus; 2 oboes added to orchestration
- "Gloria Patri..." Largo, G minor, common time
- This section recapitulates the opening movement.
- —"Sicut erat in principio..." Andante
- —"Et in saecula saeculorum..." Allegro
- RV 610a, possibly arranged in the late 1720s for double choir
- RV 610b, probably arranged before 1717, for single choir
- RV 611, arranged in late 1730s. Sections for solo voice replaced by five new arias.
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- Vivaldi: Magnificat RV 610, Stuttgart Carus-Verlag 1972