Ave verum corpus (Elgar, Edward)

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Stenov (2019/6/19)

Performer Pages Cantores Carmeli Linz (chorus)
Michael Stenov (director)
Publisher Info. Michael Stenov
Copyright
Misc. Notes Live recording from the Karmelitenkirche Linz 2019
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General Information

Work Title Ave verum corpus
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 151
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1933 in The Church Anthem Book
Librettist Catholic Liturgy
Language Latin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, mixed chorus (SATB), organ
External Links [www.elgar.org/3church.htm The Edward Elgar Society] (according to this, it is op.2 no.1, composed 1887, revised 1907)

Misc. Comments

Sometimes called a motet, but The Edward Elgar Society does not classify it, and it was apparently first published in a book of anthems, so unless a first edition can be found with some sort of subtitle that gives a genre, it will be tagged as an anthem.