Ave verum corpus
Choir and Wind Ensemble - Grade 3
KV 618. Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Arranged by Jos van de Braak. Full score. Duration 3:30. Published by Baton Music (BF.BM261-SCORE).
Item Number: BF.BM261-SCORE
Mozart's funeral motet Ave verum corpus was composed in june 1791 for Anton Stroll, choirmaster at the spa of Baden, near Vienna. Within a tiny span the music sounds an extraordinary depth of feeling, growing from its simple, restrained opening to a climax of haunting intensity.