Ave Maria  (D.6, RO10) voice + piano   

Composer: Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-1869), 1864


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A ve, Ma ri a, gra _ ti a ple na,
Do _ mi nus _ te-_ cum, _
be ne dic _ ta et in mu li e ri bus, _
et be ne dic tus fruc tus _ ven tris _ tu i,
be ne dic _ ta,
et be nedic _ tus fruc tus _ ven tris tu i. (all x2)
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 nos-trae,
o ra pro _ no bis pec ca to ri _ bus.


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My thanks and appreciation to
Rogelio Alvarez Meneses
for sending me this score.


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09 Ave Maria
(arr. R. Rosenberg for Voice and Orchestra)

CD: Best Kept Secrets
Maria Ferrante ,soprano
Lincoln Mayorga, piano

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A biographical dictionary of musicians (ed. Theodore Baker)
G. Schirmer, 1905 - Biography & Autobiography - 695 pages
  Gottschalk, Louis Moreau pianist
b New Orleans La May 8 1829 d Rio de Janeiro Dec 18 1869
He studied in Paris from 1841-1846 under Halle and Stamaty pf and Maleden harm and began composing at 16. the Bananier was one of his first essays After his pianistic debut in 1845 he made brilliant tourneys through France Switzerland and 1852 Spain his triumphs were repeated in 1853 in the US Beginning in New Orleans he traversed the length and breadth of the land playing his own pf works and conducting his orchestral works at grand festivals Max Strakosch later celebrated as the impresario of Patti now engaged him for a comprehensive American tour during which he visited Cuba California 1865 and nearly every noteworthy town in Spanish America he died worn out by excessive exertion G was a great virtuoso of individual type and most admired in his performances of his own works for pf no other player has so brought out their peculiar charm and characteristic Spanish warmth of color and they have lapsed into almost total neglect Works 2 operas Charles IX and Isaura de Salerno never performed 2 symphonies La nuit des tropiques and Montevideo Gran Marcha solemne to the Emperor of Brazil Escenas campestres cubanas and Gran Tarantella all for full orch some 90 Decompositions and abt 12 songs Compare Life and Letters of LMG by Octavia Ilensel Boston 1870 Gottschalk by Fors Havana 1880 and Notes of a Pianist by RE Petersen Phila 1881

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