“Ave Maria” is a traditional Catholic prayer, celebrating the Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus. It has been set to music many times, by more than 20 composers of various eras. Franz Schubert’s rendition of “Ave Maria” is by far one of the most popular settings. It was recorded by a wide variety and large number of singers.
HomeOrchestra arrangements of classical music standards is a very desirable addition to a school orchestra repertoire. It allows to choose a member of any group – keyboards, strings, woodwinds or brass – and give them an unprecedented opportunity to shine as a soloist of a symphonic orchestra from the youngest age!
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Credits: Nika Bernatskaya, violin / “Gnessin Virtuosi” Youth Orchestra /Mikhail Khokhlov, conductor