Cypress Choral

Ave Maria

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Peter Allan
CP 1768
The Ave Maria was written in 2011 for the 100th Anniversary of St. Augustine’s Church in Kitsilano, and has been performed numerous times for various occasions. This piece, by music director Peter Allen, is an evocative a cappella setting in chant form, of Luke chapter 1, verses 46 to 55, essentially the Magnificat, which is interrupted on two occasions by an SATB choral, “Ave Maria gratia plena …”.