Ave Maria, WAB 6 (Bruckner, Anton)
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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. As always, it would be good to know what edition this typeset was based on- a manuscript, the first edition, the Böhm and Son (edited by E.F. Schmid) published in 1927, or a later edition.
|Work Title||Ave Maria|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||WAB 6|
|Year/Date of Composition||1861|
|Librettist||Traditional, modified by Council of Trent|
|Instrumentation||7-voice mixed chorus (SAATTBB)|
|External Links|| (Metten - incomplete parts)
Often referred to as a motet but not originally published with this title by Emil Wetzler (Julius Engelmann) Vienna, in 1887.
Bruckner composed 3 Ave Maria, all three in F major:
- Ave Maria I WAB 5 for mixed choir, soprano and alto soloists, and organ, and cello ad libitum (1856).
- Ave Maria II WAB 6 for 7-voice mixed choir a cappella (1861) – the most commonly performed.
- Ave Maria III WAB 7 (1882) for Alto soloist, and organ (harmonium or piano).