Ave vivens hostia (Charles H. Giffen)

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  • (Posted 2020-01-06)  CPDL #56555:       
Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2020-01-06).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 86 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
Edition notes: The sound files plays through the tune four times, firstly wind instruments, then voices with organ, then voices with optional 2nd descant (the Alto part transposed up an octave), then the printed descant on the final stanza. Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 4.0.

General Information

Title: Ave vivens hostia
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
Lyricist: Johannes Peckhamcreate page

Number of voices: 4+2vv   Voicing: SATB, with SS Descants
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 76. 76. D (trochaic)

Language: Latin
Instruments: Organ

First published:
Description: This Latin hymn is set to the composer's hymn tune Graf, which was composed for this text. The original hymn has 15 stanzas, although usually it only appears with the three stanzas included here.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave vivens hostia.