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Biebl adapted the Angelus, a liturgy said three times daily in the Catholic Church. The corrections are perfect.

Go Pro Upload Log In. A member there had asked Biebel whether biebk would compose a piece for a chorus of his coworkers. Sancta Maria, mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus.

The piece was composed sometime before 1 May All the best, Mick. Biebl was born in Pursrucknow part of Freudenberg, Bavariain He returned to Jaria after the war, then moved to Germany, where he continued his work as organist, choirmaster, and teacher.

Franz Biebl

First performed by the Glee Club in the s, the work is a centerpiece of the group’s Christmas concerts, and is often performed at Finals concerts as well. The Matia helped me to arrange concerts with choir, soloists and chamber music. Franz Biebl was immersed in music all his life — church musician, organist, music professor, conductor of community choirs, highly skilled composer and arranger, director of music for German radio — yet he and his music are not well known, with the exception of his Ave Maria.

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The first source is the thrice-daily devotional exercise called the Angelus in the Catholic Church. One of these choirs was introduced to his Ave Maria and brought it back to the US, where it became increasingly popular. Some sources credit the Cornell Glee Club for the introduction of the work into the United States in In they played the piece as the opener to their show, “The Days of Future Past”.

The work gained worldwide fame through its recording on the album Our Heart’s Joy by Chanticleer. As director, he met and recorded many choirs from around marix world, including the Cornell Glee Club, which brought the Ave Maria and some of his other pieces back to the United States for performance.

In place of the ‘Ave Maria, Sancta Maria’ from the Angelus text, Biebl has substituted the first part of the even more familiar text of the standard ‘Ave Maria’ prayer [Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, etc. You are blessed among women and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus.

Benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus. The Biebl “Ave Maria” is among the most performed and recorded works in the Glee Club’s repertoire; it appears on all the Glee Club’s modern recordings except Songs of Virginia. In Tenor II, bar 6, both notes should be A flats. WhiteheadF.

This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Dear Fredipi, Thanks for this. Pourrais-tu valider ces corrections. To print parts, please upgrade to a Pro account first. In —10, an arrangement of the Ave Maria for wind ensemble age the subject of litigation that reached the United States Supreme Court.


After we sang the marja and acknowledged him in the audience, he slowly made his way to the stage of the Herkulessaal in Munich’s historic Residenz and personally offered thanks and shook the hand of each member of the group He is after all, 90 years old.

Bar 17, Tenor I, the A should be a G. These observations are based on an authoritative recording and an examination of the original male-voice score.

Ave Maria (Biebl)

Unfortunatelyqve hadn’t programmed his “Ave Maria” for this tour, but when we found out he was in the audience, we decided to sing it as biebbl encore. Drafted into the German army inBiebl and his unit were captured by American forces in Italy in Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us not and in the hour of our death.

World War II intervened. OK, I agree No, give me more info.

Accordingly, the work carries great emotional weight for the members of the group. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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