Ave verum corpus (Gregorian chant)

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  • (Posted 2023-09-30)  CPDL #75896:     
Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2023-09-30).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 55 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: This edition was arranged & harmonized by Bernard Hellebusch. In the foreword to the entire volume, Hellebusch indicates that the settings of chant can be performed in unison with organ accompaniment or SATB chorus a cappella.
  • (Posted 2021-05-24)  CPDL #64517:          (Sibelius 7) Score video: Network.png (YouTube)
Editor: Catuí Côrte-Real Suarez (submitted 2021-05-24).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 42 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Simple SATB harmony for a transcription of the gregorian original.
  • (Posted 2019-03-05)  CPDL #53461:       
Editor: St. John's College Freshman Chorus (submitted 2019-03-05).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 215 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: monophone with stemless notes, Latin text, English translation below.
  • (Posted 2002-03-08)  CPDL #03335:  Network.png
Editor: Abel Di Marco (submitted 2002-03-08).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 27.57 MB   Copyright: Religious
Edition notes: Arranged by Abel Di Marco for Keyboard.

General Information

Title: Ave verum corpus
Composer: Anonymous (Gregorian chant)

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Unison
Genre: SacredChantEucharistic songSequence hymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
    2nd published: 1876 CPDL 75896 in Cantata Catholica (Bernard Hellebusch), no. 106


  • The Liber Usualis, 1961, p. 1856
  • Chants of the Church, 1956, p. 88
  • Les sources du plain-chant et de la musique médiévale, HUGLO, Michel, 2004 p.XIV 236 n°2

External websites:

See also:

Modus Sextus (Hypolydian)

Original text and translations

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