Ave verum corpus, K. 618

Ave verum corpus is a motet written by Mozart for Anton Stoll, the musical coordinator in the parish of Baden bei Wien, near Vienna. Composed to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi; the autograph is dated 17 June 1791, less than six months to the date of Mozart's death. It is only forty-six bars long and is scored for SATB choir, string instruments, and organ. Mozart's manuscript itself contains minimal directions, with only a single sotto voce at the beginning. It is said that it foreshadows some aspects of the ... more

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Ave verum corpus, K. 618
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 - For 5 Flutes (Kamioka)
Ave verum corpus, K. 618 (Vocal Ensemble)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (baptised Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart) was an influential composer of the Classical era, who showed prodigious ability from ...
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