3 Motets, Op.2 (Elgar, Edward)



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David Campbell (2016/2/19)

Publisher. Info. London: Novello and Company, Ltd., 1902.
Misc. Notes Later issuing.
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General Information

Work Title 3 Motets
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 43
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 motets
  1. Ave Verum Corpus
  2. Ave Maria
  3. Ave Maris Stella
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1887
First Publication. 1902 (No.1)
1907 (Nos.2-3)
Language Latin, English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, mixed chorus (SATB), organ
External Links WorldCat (No.1)

Misc. Comments

  • The three motets were composed in 1887. No.1 was originally conceived as Pie Jesu and revised in 1902 as Ave Verum. Nos.2 & 3 were revised in 1907. I see no evidence in Worldcat of publication prior to the revised versions.