Ave Maria

Ave Maria is a popular and much-recorded setting of the Latin text Ave Maria, originally published in 1853 as Méditation sur le Premier Prélude de Piano de J.S. Bach. The piece consists of a melody by Charles Gounod especially designed to be superimposed over the Prelude No. 1 in C major, BWV 846, written some 137 years earlier. Alongside Schubert's Ave Maria, it has become a fixture at wedding masses and funerals. There are many different instrumental arrangements including for violin and guitar, string quartet, piano solo, cello, and even ... more

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Charles Gounod

Charles-François Gounod or ) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria (based on a work by Bach) as well ...