Ave maris stella (Hans Leo Hassler)

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  • (Posted 2019-05-25)  CPDL #54322:     
Editor: Aristotle Aure Esguerra (submitted 2019-05-25).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 196 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Transcribed from Proske; lowered P4; odd verses with plainsong added; adjustments to text underlay.
  • (Posted 2010-07-21)  CPDL #21993:        (Finale 2008)
Editor: Joachim Kelecom (submitted 2010-07-21).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 124 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: F mixolydian. Includes untransposed chant in square notation.
  • (Posted 2005-12-20)  CPDL #10447:  Network.png PDF and MIDI files available.
Editor: Nikolaus Schwärzler (submitted 2005-12-20).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 112 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Copyright © / not to be used for commercial trade F mixolydian with square notation for chant; verses underlaid to same music.

General Information

Title: Ave maris stella
Composer: Hans Leo Hassler

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotetOffice hymn

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1859 in Musica Divina Vol. III (Carl Proske), p. 426
Description: Alternatim setting with the same polyphony repeated for each of the three even verses. The Mode I chant is used as cantus firmus but is transposed to begin on sol instead of re. Carl Proske specifies this source: Aus einem uralten MS. in meiner Bibliothek.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ave maris stella.