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Ave maris stella
composer
1600; alternatim with chant from Psalterium chorale / Una cum Hymnario toto, Venice, 1585, fol.124r
author of text
Hymn at First Vespers on Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Recordings
'Victoria: Missa Vidi speciosam & other sacred music' (CDH55358)
Victoria: Missa Vidi speciosam & other sacred music
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55358  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Track 2 on CDH55358 [6'24] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Ave maris stella
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Victoria set the Hymn Ave maris stella twice and published one version in 1581 and this second one in 1600. Alternate verses are sung to plainsong (in one of the many variants of this memorable tune) and the polyphony paraphrases and elaborates it. Ave maris stella is the Hymn at First Vespers on Feasts of the Blessed Virgin.

from notes by Bruno Turner © 1984

Track-specific metadata
Details for CDH55358 track 2
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-88-12902
Duration
6'24
Recording date
23 March 1984
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Victoria: Missa Vidi speciosam & other sacred music (CDA66129)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: May 1988
    Deletion date: June 2008
    Superseded by CDH55358
  2. Victoria: Missa Vidi speciosam & other sacred music (CDH55358)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: September 2011
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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