Ave Maria

About this work...

In his motet "Ave Maria" ("Hail, Mary") composer Morten Lauridsen again shows himself at home creating a cappella choral works in a lush, tonal vein, to familiar Latin texts. As the piece begins, a chord is built in the divisi men's voices. Each line ascends, in a melismatic, chant-like melody, as other voices enter,... read more