Ave Maria for soprano or tenor (+organ)    

Composer:  C. G. St.Clair (s.a.), 1875


 

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  
Lyrics: 1875 edition  Score:
A-ve Ma-ri-a! A-ve Ma-ri-a!
Ma-ri-a! A-ve Ma-ri-a! Ma-ri-a!
gra-ti-a ple-na, gra-ti-a ple-na,
Do-mi-nus te-cum,
be-ne-di-cta tu
et be-ne-di-ctus fru-ctus ven-tris tu-i, Je-su.
tu-i, Je-su.

San-cta Ma-ri-a, Ma-ter De-i,
San-cta Ma-ri-a, San-cta Ma-ri-a,
San-cta Ma-ri-a, Ma-ter De-i,
o-ra pro no-bis,
o-ra pro no-bis,
o-ra pro no-bis,
o-ra pro no-bis pec-ca-to-ri-bus,
nunc et in ho-ra mor-tis nos-trae.
o-ra pro no-bis,
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,
o-ra pro no-bis, o-ra pro no-bis,
San-cta Ma-ri-a, Ma-ter De-i,

A-ve Ma-ri-a! A-ve Ma-ri-a!
Ma-ri-a! A-ve Ma-ri-a! Ma-ri-a!
gra-ti-a ple-na, gra-ti-a ple-na,
San-cta Ma-ri-a,
Ma-ri-a, Ma-ri-a, Ma-ri-a,
San-cta Ma-ri-a,
A-men. A-men. A-men. A-men.
 

Internet references:
It is not certain that these articles would all be about the same person.
There seem to have been 2 musicians with the same name, one in CA with a rather troubled history, the other one in NY
http://query.nytimes.com
March 29, 1853, Wednesday   Married:
publication references for C. G. St Clair: earliest 1858, latest 1887.
 
Record ID: 1062
Title: Flowers of the Guadalupe waltz for the piano / composed and arranged expressly easy by C. C. St .Clair.
Composer: Charles G. St. Clair
Thumbnail Oh What a Joy. Vocal Schottisch Fantastique.
C. G. St. Clair (composer lyricist) Thos. Goggan & Bros.1887

 

Another (1866) Ave Maria by this composer? (or is it maybe the same?)
bulletThe American Art Journal (1866-1867), Vol. 6, No. 7 (Dec. 8, 1866), p. 104
bulletStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25306642
  
The following 2 articles about C. G. St. Clair, musician  at the Jenny Lind Melodion, San Francisco, CA.
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/CASANJOA/2007-04/1175881141
Stockton Daily Independent - Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA - 24-31 March 1862; pt. 1 of 2
BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH -- San Francisco, March 23
-About 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Michael FITZGIBBONS attacked C.G. ST. CLAIR, musician at the Jenny Lind Melodeon, and late of Sacramento, with a cowhide, which he applied freely about the head and shoulders. ST. CLAIR drew a knife and inflicted a slight wound on FITZGIBBONS' arm. FITZGIBBONS drew a revolver, but both parties were prevented from using weapons by the interference of the crowd. The causes alleged for the assault are, ST. CLAIR's intimacy with FITZGIBBONS' wife, and his inducing her to leave her husband. .../...
 
The record-union. (Sacramento, Calif.) 1891-1903
March 22, 1891, Page 3, Image 3; Image provided by University of California, Riverside; Riverside, CA
Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015104/1891-03-22/ed-1/seq-3/

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