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Ave maris stella
composer
2011; SATB unaccompanied; commissioned by Truro Cathedral Choir; dedicated to Christopher Gray
author of text
Hymn at First Vespers of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Recordings
'MacMillan: Tenebrae Responsories & other choral works' (CDA67970)
MacMillan: Tenebrae Responsories & other choral works
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Ave maris stella
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Written in 2011 Ave maris stella was commissioned by Truro Cathedral Choir and is a wholly chordal, simple and highly effective setting of this Vesper Hymn. The ending has the trebles breaking away from the rest of the choir in a soaring descant.

from notes by Paul Spicer © 2013

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