Ave verum, Op. 2, No. 1 (Edward Elgar)

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  • CPDL #10009: Icon_pdf.gif
Editor: Toby Wardman (submitted 2005-10-25).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 128 kbytes   Copyright: Free
  • CPDL #3607: Network.png PDF file.
Editor: Rod Mather (submitted 2002-05-25).   Score information: A4, 3 pages   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Alternative texts included in the score "Jesu, Word of God Incarnate" and "Jesu, Lamb of God, Redeemer". Re-registered as CPDL #12071 on 2006-07-21.
Editor: Rafael Ornes (submitted 1999-01-11).   Score information: 96 kbytes   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Ave Verum, Op. 2, No. 1
Composer: Edward Elgar

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB with Soprano solo
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: Organ
Published:

Description: Originally written in 1887 (with Ave Maria and Ave Maris Stella) while Elgar was organist at St George's Church in Worcester as a setting of the Pie Jesu, in memory of William Allen, Worcester attorney for whom Elgar worked as a fifteen-year old. Elgar arranged and orchestrated it as a setting of Ave verum corpus for publication in 1902.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave verum corpus.