Ave Maria

Composer: Johann Joseph Fux (1660-1741)


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X X X Johann J. Fux 1660-1741 K145 Graduale de B.M.V. Ave Maria gratia plena  
X X X Fux 1660-1741 K151 Offertorium proprium pro Dominica 4a Adventus.
Ave Maria gratia plena
X X X X Johann J. Fux 1660-1741 K171   Motetto de B.V. Ave mundi spes Maria  
X X X X Johann J. Fux 1660-1741 K289 5 Mysteria gaudiosa  #1. Ave Maria #2  
X X X X Johann J. Fux 1660-1741 K289   5 Mysteria gaudiosa   #2. Jam plena gratia Maria surge  

Ave Maria I do not know which version this recording is.
Lyricsnot available  

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Stabat Mater (Sances, Bertali, Schmelzer)
tr05_Ave Maria (Fux, Johann Joseph)

A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker)
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Biography & Autobiography - 695 pages
  Fux, Johann Joseph composer and learned theorist
b Hirtenfeld Upper Styria in 1660 d Vienna Feb 14 1741
Nothing definite is known concerning his teachers or course of study In 1696 he was app org at the Schottenkirche Vienna in 1698 he was made court comp in 1704 Kapellm at St Stephen's and asst A i pellm to the court in 1713 succeeding Ziani as first Kapellm the highest position attainable for a musician in 1715 This office he held until his death under 3 successive emperors and received many marks of imperial favor His extant works number 405 very few have been published The one best known is his treatise on counterpoint Gradusad I arnassum publ originally in Latin Vienna 1725 since then in German Ital Fr and Engl 1791 Mozart and Haydn studied it Cherubini and Albrechts berger adopted its method which was sanctioned by I iccinni Martini and Vogler yet it did not recognize the modern system of tonality already established when it was issued but was grounded on the old church modes His compositions include 1 S operas 10 oratorios 29 partitas among them the Concentus musico instrumentalis a 7 overtures much sacred music 50 masses the Missa canonica is a contrapuntal masterpiece 3 requiems 2 Dies irir 57 vespers and psalms etc etc and 38 sacred sonatas a 3 (lost).
Biography by Kochel: 'Joh Joseph Fux' (Vienna 1872)

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