Ave Maria Sheet Music (Piano)

Giulio Caccini

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  • Level 42/100 (Ambitious)
  • Scoring Piano Solo
  • Genre Classical
  • Availability Download available Not available

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Information about the piece

This Ave Maria is a popular and much-recorded version of the Latin prayer 'Ave Maria,' often attributed to Giulio Caccini - a renowned Italian composer of the late Renaissance and early Baroque era. However, historically it's unclear if he did indeed compose this song. It's likely that it was instead composed by Russian composer and guitarist Vladimir Vavilov in the 20th century, but was later misattributed to Caccini.

The song has a simple, elegant melody line. Sung with devotion, the piece is commonly being performed during Catholic mass.

From a musical theory perspective:

  • Ave Maria is often performed in the key of C Major.
  • The piece has an Andante tempo, which means 'walking pace,' giving it a tranquil yet moving feel.
  • The simple form of the song allows for various interpretations, with artists often adding embellishments or a personal touch to the piece.

Over the years, interpretations of thisAve Maria have featured in various genres, including opera, classical, pop, and even rock. It has been recorded by a wide array of artists from different styles and cultures, attesting to the song's universal appeal.

We offer a version of the Ave Maria sheet music for purchase and download that is well-suited for intermediate piano players eager to add this timeless piece to their portfolio.

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