Ave Verum Corpus is a short Latin hymn that has been set to music by various composers. It dates from the 14th century and has been attributed to Pope Innocent VI. It has been set to music by various composers, and Mozart’s version remains one of the most popular to this day. He wrote it while visiting his wife Constanze, who was pregnant with their sixth child and staying in the spa in Vienna. Sadly, only six month later Mozart passed away.
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: Lola Smolokowski, piano / “Orquesta Reino de Aragon” orchestra / Ricardo Casero, conductor