Ave Maria

for SATB chorus a cappella

Sanford Dole’s Ave Maria is a harmonized setting of the Gregorian chant antiphon. The soprano part is a metrical version of the Gregorian chant melody. The other parts create a harmonic world that is uniquely Dole’s; what his choirs refer to as the “Dolian mode.”

SKU: SDE-001 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Season or Event:Advent, Christmas, Divine Liturgy, Easter, Evensong, Holy Week, Praise to Virgin Mary, Vespers
Descriptive Tags:Adoration, Blessing, Christian, Comfort, Ethereal, Heaven, Liturgical text, Praise, Prayer, Project : Encore, Scriptural text, Virgin Mary, Worship
Difficulty:Intermediate, Advanced Student, Advanced
Voicing:SATB
Instrumentation:A Cappella
Language:Latin
Sacred or Secular:Sacred

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