Ave Maria for soprano and organ   

Composer: Carl August Peter Cornelius (1824-1874), s.a.    


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Recording: not available  
Lyrics: Score:
A _ ve, a _ ve, Ma _ ri a!
Gra ti a ple na:
Do mi nus te cum:
Be _ ne di cta' tu _ in mu li e ri bus,
et be ne di ctus fru ctus ven tris tu i, Ie sus.
San cta Ma ri a Ma-ter De i,
o ra pro no bis pec ca to ri bus,
nunc et in ho ra mor tis no strae.
A men.

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A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker)
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Biography & Autobiography - 695 pages
Cornelius Peter composer and writer
b Mayence Dec 24 1824 d there Oct 26 1874
A nephew of the painter Peter von Cornelius he at first embraced the profession of an actor but after an unsuccessful debut he changed his mind studied cpt with Dehnat Berlin 1S45 52 and then joined Liszt's following in Weimar as a champion of Wagner contributing frequent articles to the Neue Zeitschrift f Musik The failure of C s opera Der Barbier von Bagdad Weimar 1S5S through factious opposition so disgusted Liszt that he left Weimar the opera later 18S6 7 met with deserved success in Dresden Coburg Hamburg and other cities C now 1859 went to Wagner at Vienna and followed him to Munich 1865 where he was app reader to King Lud wig II and prof of harm and rhetoric at the K Music School A second opera Der Cid was prod at Weimar in 1865 a third Gunldii from the Edda remained unfinished completed by Lassen and prod at Strassburg in 1892 He publ Lieder Cyclus op 3 Duets f sopr and bar op 6 Weihnachts lieder op 8 Trauerckore f male ch op 9 Many of these enjoy considerable vogue though the part writing is not smooth and the harmonies are sometimes forced A vol of Lyrische Pocsien was issued in 1861 C also wrote the libretti of his operas and was a fine translator Biographies of C have been written by Sandberger I eben u Werke des Dichter Musikers PC Leipzig 1887 and Hermann Kretzschmar Leipzig Br und Ilartel

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