Ave Generosa (SSAA)

Ola Gjeilo

Text Author: Hildegard von Bingen

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Item #: WW1653     Status: Available

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Vocal Forces: SSAA

Accompaniment: None

Series: Walton

Difficulty Level: M


This setting of Hildegard von Bingen's Ave Generosa text uses a hauntingly joyful tonality, paying homage to the mysterious story of Mary. A beautiful middle section is surrounded by contrasting, modal beginning and ending sections. The juxtaposition of sustained and moving moments holds true to the composer's style, while the harmonic structure and vocal construction offer something very fresh.

Recording Choir: Cant'Ella; Bine Becker-Beck, conductor

Number of Pages: 12

Language: Latin

Format: Octavo