Ave Maria

Composer:  Hilarión Eslava (1807-1878), s.a.


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MIDI is choral only, organ part is missing.

Recording:  not available
Lyrics:  of soprano line
A ve Ma ri _ a
gra _ ti a ple _ _ _ na, ple _ _ _ na,
Do mi nus te _ _ _ _ _ cum,
Do _ mi nus te _ _ _ _ cum,
be _ ne di cta tu In mu lie ri bus,
et be ne di ctus
et be ne di ctus fru _ ctus _ ven tris tu _ i
A ve Ma ri _ _ _ a gra _ ti a ple na,
Do mi _ nus te _ _ _ _ _ cum,
be _ ne di cta tu In _ mu lie ri bus,
et be ne di ctus,
et be ne di _ ctus, fru _ ctus _ ven tris tu _ i
A _ _ _ _ men
A_ _ _ _ _ men
Score:  coral Hilarion Eslava

Grove's dictionary of music and musicians, Volume 1 
Waldo Selden Pratt - Theodore Presser Co., 1922
ESLAVA Miguel Hilarion distinguished Spanish musician born Oct 21 1807 at Bur lada in Navarre In 1824 he was appointed violinist in the cathedral at Pampeluna and in 1828 maestro de capilla of that at Ossuna Here he was ordained deacon and took priest's orders when chapel master at the metropolitan church of Seville 1832 In 1841 he produced at Cadiz his first opera II Solitario speedily followed by La Tregua di Ptolemaide and 1 Pedro el Cruel which were successfully performed in several Spanish towns In 1844 he was appointed maestro de capilla to Queen Isabella He composed over 140 pieces of church music including masses motets psalms etc The work by which he will live is his Lira sacro hispana Madrid Salazar 1869 ten vols a collection of Spanish church music of the 1 6th 19th centuries with biographical sketches of the composers Some of his organ music appears in another collection his Museo organico espanol Madrid His Metodo de Solfeo 1846 has


been adopted throughout Spain His Escuela de armonia y composition in three parts harmony composition and melody the fruits of many years labour appeared at Madrid in 1861 2nd ed In 1855 56 he edited the Oaceta musical de Madrid a periodical of considerable interest Eslava died In Madrid July 2 1878 The following are the contents of the Lira sacro i

.../...  12 Lobo A Versa eat 0 Do Credo quud Redemptor 4 I o Vivo ego 4 Do Ave Maria & Heredla A de Magnificat aupar tonoa  .../...

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