Ave Maria

Composer: Jean-Pierre Oscar Comettant (1819-1898), s.a.


This music is assumed to be public domain in the USA. BEWARE: the modern-day recordings of that music are not!



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Recording:  not available
MIDI / Lyrics:  not available
Score:  not available

Internet references, biography information.
Cyclopedia of music & musicians, Volume 1
John Denison Champlin, William Foster Apthorp - Scribner, 1893

born in Bordeaux April 18 1819 still living 1888.
Pianist pupil at the Conservatoire Paris under Elwart and Carafa in harmony and composition from 1839 to 1843. In 1848 he won the gold medal given by the government for the best national song and chorus for the Choral Society of France for his Marche des travailleurs He afterwards gained a reputation as musical critic and writer on the Siecle and other periodicals and is the author of several books He visited the United States from 1852 to 1855.
Works Heures d harmonie for pianoforte Religious compositions for soprano voice with organ or pianoforte, O Salutaris; Ave Maria; Ad te levavi; Ecce panis; Veni Sancte; Ave Maris Stella etc; Les voix de Jeanne d Arc for two choruses in five parts; Le joyeux Malbrough etc.
-- Fetis do Supplement i 194 Mendel Riemann

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