Ave Maria (Méditation sur… Bach) (Charles Gounod)

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  • (Posted 2019-01-05)  CPDL #52817:     
Editor: Enrique Igoa (submitted 2019-01-05).   Score information: A4, 10 pages, 534 kB   Copyright: CC BY ND
Edition notes: Arranged by Enrique Igoa. Version for SAB choir
  • (Posted 2016-01-08)  CPDL #38093:  Network.png
Contributor: Paolo Pandolfo (submitted 2016-01-08).  Score information: A4, 3 pages, 350 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Scanned score from IMSLP.
  • (Posted 2014-09-29)  CPDL #33042:       
Editor: Angelina Figus (submitted 2014-09-29).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 82 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Arranged by Angelina Figus. arranged for a female-choir (SAA)
  • (Posted 2008-07-22)  CPDL #17675:  Network.png
Contributor: David Newman (submitted 2008-07-22).  Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 199 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: G major
  • (Posted 2008-07-22)  CPDL #17611:  Network.png
Editor: Pierre Gouin (submitted 2008-07-22).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 142 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: G major (linked IMSLP site has early editions in E and F as well)

General Information

Title: Méditation sur le Premier Prélude de Piano de S. Bach, aka Ave Maria, CG 89a
Composers: Johann Sebastian Bach and Charles Gounod

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Soprano solo
Genre: SacredAria

Language: Latin
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1853
Opus: BWV 846
Description: Gounod composed the soprano melody over J. S. Bach's Prelude No. 1 in C major, BWV 846. Not to be confused with another Ave Maria for SATB, composed by Gounod later in his life.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave Maria.