Ave Maria

Composer: Louis Étienne Ernest Reyer (1823-1909), 1877


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 and Musicians: N-Z
edited by John Denison Champlin, William Foster Apthorp 1893

born at Marseilles Dec 1 1823 still living 1890

Dramatic composer and writer on music pupil at Barsotti's music school in Marseilles entered the government service in Algiers and did not take up music as a profession until 1848 when he went to Paris and became a pupil of Mme Farrenc his aunt He is deemed by his countrymen one of the most prominent representatives of the modern French romantic school As a writer he has won reputation as a worthy successor of Berlioz whom he replaced as librarian of the Grand Opera He is also musical editor of the Journal des Debats where he succeeded d Ortigue who followed Berlioz in that position His principal articles have been published under the title Notes de musique Paris 1875 Member of the Academy 1876 Legion of Honour 1862 Officer 1886 Works Operas Maitre Wolfram Theatre Lyrique 1854 Opera Comique 1873 La statue ib 1861 Opera Comique 1878 Sacountala ballet 1858 Eroslrate Baden Baden 1862 Paris 1871 Sigurd Theatre de la Monnaie Brussels 1884 Opera Paris 1885 Sa lammbo founded on Flaubert's romance Theatre de la Monnaie Brussels Feb 1 1890 Vicloire cantata Paris 1859 Le Selam ode symphony 1850 L union des arts hymn Salve Begin a Ave Maria O salutaris etc Fetis Supplement ii Mendel Erganz 313 Riemann

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