Agostini, Giuseppi (b1930) - Ave Maria praeraphaëlita

copyrightedfor SATB a cappella

year of composition: ? / publication: 2008

Composer: Giuseppe Agostini (*1930)
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Text author: traditional
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PDFMIDIMP3VIDFirst nameLast nameBirthDeathcompID #TitleVoicingInstrumentation
0000GiuseppeAgostini18901971  Ave Mariasopranopiano or orchestra
1100GiuseppeAgostini1930   Ave Maria  PraeraphaëlitaSATBa cappella
0000LodovicoAgostini153415901572Ave mundi spes Maria

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Agostini - Ave Maria preraphaelita - p1
My thanks and appreciation to
Kristine Görtz - Porfiri & Horváth Publishers (Germany)
for sending me this score.

A ve Ma ri a, A ve Ma ri a gra ti a ple _ na,
Do mi nus te _ cum,
be ne dic ta tu in mu li e ri bus
et be ne dic tus fruc tus ven tris tu i,
Je sus, Je sus, Je _ sus.
Sanc ta Ma ri a
ma ter De i,
o ra pro no bis pec ca to ri bus,
nunc et in ho ra, in ho ra mor tis, no strae.
A _ men, A men.

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Uploaded on Aug 10, 2011 by Porfiri Horváth
Musica Sacra a Roma 2011: Compulsory piece in category C1 - Sacred vocal polyphony a cappella - Mixed chamber choirs, sung by "Olaus Petri Vocalis" from Sweden:

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Biography information provided by the publisher:
Giuseppe Agostini [b.1930]
 studied piano (with Rina Rossi), organ composition and organ (with Fernando Germani), counterpoint, composition and fugue.
 As a choir director, he founded "The Polifonici", a chamber ensemble which has recorded rare music by Marazzoli, Mazzocchi and Stefano Landi for RAI (Italian national television). He directed the "Chorus Vallicelliano" of the Oratorio Filippino Rome, for which he was also director of concerts (sermons) and Master of the Chiesa Nuova Chapel.
 For years, he conducted the university choir of IUC. He founded the "Chorus Aldo Manuzio" of the Accademia Lepina of Supino. He has also directed the "Chamber Choir of RAI Rome". Since 1968, he has been director of the "Chorus Franco Maria Saraceni University of Rome" with which he has held concerts throughout Europe and North America and South America.
 As an organist, he has played in Italy and abroad. He has also made numerous recordings and worked with the Discoteca di Stato, the Academy of Santa Cecilia, RAI and Vatican Radio.
 He is a founding member of a committee for the protection of precious pipe organs and has performed original concerts of music by Frescobaldi, Gabrieli, Pasquini, Zipoli on classical Roman Organs. As an expert on organs, he has designed organs in prestigious locations (in Rome: Basilica of Christ the King, Pius X to Balduina, Santa Francesca Romana, Basilica of SS. Cosmas and Damian, the positive organ at the Leoniano College in Prati, completely mechanical), and his favourite project, the wonderful organ of the Conservatory of L’Aquila (Tamburini three-manual organ, with sixty stops, mechanical).
 He has also composed music for polyphonic choirs and the organ.

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