Ave Maria a 6 (Charles H. Giffen)

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Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2020-02-13).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 128 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC SA
Edition notes: Please inform the composer of any performance, recording, or other use (including modifications) of this work.

General Information

Title: Ave Maria a 6
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SMzATBarB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2020

Description: This six-part Ave Maria setting is a contrafactum of the composer's Ave verum corpus. There is a short prolation canon in two voices with a decorative third voice at the phrase "et benedictus fructus ventris, Jesus Christus." The phrase "Ora pro nobis" is announced in the lower three voices and then repeated in the upper three voices in a strict inversion about D.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave Maria.