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Ave Maria

Gradualia I
author of text
Antiphon for the Blessed Virgin Mary; Offertory at Mass for the Annunciation to the Virgin



Byrd: Gradualia - The Marian Masses
CDH55047Archive Service
Byrd: Assumpta est Maria & other sacred music
Studio Master: CDA67675Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 11 on CDA67675 [1'45]
Part 1: Ave Maria
Track 22 on CDH55047 [1'23] Archive Service
Part 2: Alleluia
Track 23 on CDH55047 [0'48] Archive Service

Track-specific metadata for CDA66451 track 23

Recording date
1 March 1990
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Gary Cole
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Byrd: Gradualia - The Marian Masses (CDA66451)
    Disc 1 Track 23
    Release date: November 1990
    Deletion date: May 2002
    Superseded by CDH55047
  2. Byrd: Gradualia - The Marian Masses (CDH55047)
    Disc 1 Track 23
    Release date: May 2002
    Deletion date: November 2013
    Archive Service
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