Ave Maria a 6 (Charles H. Giffen)
- Editor: Charles H. Giffen (submitted 2020-02-13). Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 128 kB Copyright: CC BY NC SA
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Title: Ave Maria a 6
Composer: Charles H. Giffen
First published: 2020
Description: This six-part Ave Maria setting is a contrafactum of the composer's Ave verum corpus. There is a short prolation canon in two voices with a decorative third voice at the phrase "et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus Christus."
The phrase "Ora pro nobis" is announced in the lower three voices and then repeated in the upper three voices in a strict inversion about D.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Ave Maria.