Ave Maria (Charles H. Giffen)

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  • CPDL #24735:    (without ficta), (with ficta)
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2011-10-17).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 91 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: This edition lacks dynamics and tempi markings, but a tempo of half-note = 72–80 bpm is suggested. Minor revision, indicating two (entirely optional) musica ficta in measure 19 of the alto part, uploaded 2011-10-18. The second MP3 file incorporates these musica ficta.

General Information

Title: Ave Maria
Composer: Charles H. Giffen

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

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2011

Description: This Ave Maria is composed in a neo-Renaissance style, with a rather symmetric musical structure. The piece is dedicated to the composer's daughter-in-law, in memory of her father who passed away on the day the work was completed (16 October 2011). Suitable for Annunciation or Immaculate Conception.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave Maria.