(John) Nesbett, Et exultavit

Openings: y8-z1, all lacking except z1r (f. 111r only)

Voices: [Triplex], [Medius], [Contratenor], [Tenor], [Bassus]

Compass: 22 notes

Based on: faburden melody, Tone VIII, with fourth ending (Hocking 1995, 181) 

Text: Magnificat: NT canticle (Luke 1:46–55), sung at Vespers, with doxology. All English settings allotted polyphony to the even-numbered verses, hence the inventory title 'Et exultavit'; conversely, the odd-numbered verses were normally set by Continental composers.

Concordance: Carver, ff. 119v–123r

Edition: Musica Britannica 12, 63–8

Recordings: 1968b, 1988b, 1993, 1994a