“My Soul magnifies the Lord”, these are the first words of the Magnificat, the earliest known Maria Hymn, incorporated in the Vespers of the Latin Liturgy. It is a song of praise of Maria, thanking the Lord for his mercy in elevating her humble state into the blissful state of pregnancy, through which all future generations will be blessed. • Through all centuries composers have been inspired by the hopeful and glorious message of the Magnificat. This extensive set presents Magnificat setting be a staggering number of 66 composers, from Flemish School Renaissance composers Josquin, Gombert, Fairfax, Tallis, Tomkins, Mundy to Baroque masters Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Vivaldi, Telemann, Bach, to the Romantic Era with Mendelssohn, Schubert, Liszt, Bruckner into the 20th century composers Distler, Penderecki, Tavener, Finzi, and many others. • Another inspiring set of Sacred Music by Brilliant Classics, previous sets having presented the Requiem and Stabat Mater.