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"Comfort, My People" (Ave Maria)

Composer
trad.
Arranger
Lyricist
Louis Welcher
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Choir
Instrumental parts
Not available

"Ave Maria", by the early Renaissance Flemish composer, Jean Mouton, is transcribed into modern notation and makes use of an adaptation of the "comfort text" from Isaiah, also used by Handel as the opening recitativo accompagnato in "Messiah". This polyphonic piece, meant to be sung "a cappella", but presented with piano reduction for rehearsal purposes, is not only beautiful. It is also an excellent introduction to the singing of polyphonic music, and can be used by high school, college, and advanced church choirs, both in concert and worship settings.

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