Ave Maria

for SSA voices and piano

This setting of the traditional “Hail Mary” prayer takes a new approach, employing a lullaby rhythm in F minor. The voices become a haunting plea for forgiveness and intercession. The piano accompaniment provides support for the singers while still maintaining its own voice.

SKU: JDM-006 Categories: , , Instrumentation:
Duration:5-10 Minutes
Sacred or Secular:Sacred
Descriptive Tags:Adoration, Blessing, Christian, Comfort, Ethereal, Liturgical text, Lullaby, Mother, Praise, Prayer, Project : Encore, Repentance, Traditional, Virgin Mary
Language:Latin
Voicing:SSA
Instrumentation:Piano

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