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Hyperion Records

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Tempi Madonna by Raphael (1483-1520)
© Photo Scala, Florence
Track(s) taken from CDGIM040
Recording details: Unknown
Temple Church, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Neil Hutchinson
Release date: January 2006
Total duration: 4 minutes 15 seconds

Ave Maria
composer
SATB SATB
author of text
Antiphon for the Blessed Virgin Mary

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Ave Maria is a classic late-renaissance double-choir setting, with short answering phrases between the groups which culminate in sonorous eight-part sections. The alternatim method is especially effective at ‘ora pro nobis peccatoribus’ (‘pray for us sinners’).

from notes by Peter Phillips © 2005

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