Ave Maria, Op. 12 (Johannes Brahms)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-24)   CPDL #39402:   
Editor: Alexander Reuter (submitted 2016-04-24).   Score information: A4, 7 pages, 166 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Version with Organ
  • (Posted 2016-02-26)   CPDL #38693:   
Editor: Alexander Reuter (submitted 2016-02-26).   Score information: A4, 13 pages, 291 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Version with Orchestra
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Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2016-01-07).  Score information: A4, 5 pages, 518 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • (Posted 2009-12-23)   CPDL #20590:  Network.png
Editor: Fernando Gómez Jácome (submitted 2009-12-06).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 110 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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  • CPDL #18850:         
Editor: Paul R. Marchesano (submitted 2009-01-30).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 297 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Extracted parts and individual midi files available upon request to the editor. The error in Alto 1 mm 49-50 has been corrected, error description now moved to discussion page. New files have been uploaded.
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General Information

Title: Ave Maria
Composer: Johannes Brahms

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSAA
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Orchestra or Organ

Published: 1858 Orchestra version published in Dec. 1860 or Jan. 1861. The work was published c. 1878 in a version with piano accompaniment.

Description: Brahms' first choral work. Originally written for organ, the composer later arranged it with orchestra accompaniment.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave Maria. Brahms' version is abbreviated, ending "…Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis."