Ave Maria (William Byrd)

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  • (Posted 2002-10-28)  CPDL #11507:        (Sibelius 4}
Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2002-10-28).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 107 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Revised February 2008.
  • (Posted 2002-07-01)  CPDL #03753:  Network.png
Editor: Abel Di Marco (submitted 2002-07-01).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 10.04 MB   Copyright: Religious
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General Information

Title: Ave Maria
Composer: William Byrd

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SATTB
Genre: SacredMotetOffertory

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1605 in Gradualia I, no. 14
Description: Offertory for Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin from Pentecost to Christmas & for the Annunciation (currently assigned to the Immaculate Conception).
Alleluia verse for the Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin in Advent and for the Annunciation.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave Maria.