Add Image The Biebl “Ave Maria”, a setting of the Ave Maria and Angelus chants by Austrian composer Franz Biebl, is a men’s choral work that has. Franz Biebl () Biebl wrote small, solidly constructed, highly inventive works primarily for church and community choruses. Franz Biebl | Ave Maria. Check out Ave Maria (Franz Biebl) by Chanticleer on Amazon Music. Stream ad- free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on

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He was involved in music there as well: Franz Biebl Biebl wrote small, solidly constructed, highly inventive works primarily for church and zve choruses. However, when Biebl was the head of choral programs for the Bayerischen Rundfunk Bavarian Radio he made a habit of inviting American choirs to come to Munich and sing on the radio and with other German choirs.

Biebl was drafted into the military beginning in during World War II. Retrieved from ” https: Tenor solo Mary said: Tenor solo Maria dixit: At issue was whether a school district was justified in prohibiting an instrumental performance of the piece without lyrics at a high school graduation ceremony due to its underlying religious nature.

The work was made internationally famous by a Chanticleer recording several decades later, and is now available in many editions for a variety of vocal ensembles. BarsAlto I, these notes should be an octave lower impossible for altos to sing as written, in any case.

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Franz BIEBL – Ave Maria (Angelus Domini)

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Ave Maria (Biebl) — Balquhidder Music

Ace to this page Embed on your site. He returned to Austria after the war, then moved to Germany, where he continued his work as organist, choirmaster, and teacher. Biebl adapted the Angelus, a liturgy said three times daily in the Catholic Church.


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He began his career as a church musician in at a large Catholic parish, and in was appointed as assistant professor of choral music at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. Sokol was given a number of Biebl’s works, premiering them after returning home. Go Pro Upload Log In. When Chanticleer recorded it, it became a hit, not only in the US but in Germany too, which now considered the piece must be special maris it was such a hit in America!

Archived from the original on You can imagine how exciting it was to meet this legendary figure Wilbur Skeels — was a pastor, accompanist, composer, and music publisher who knew Biebl and published some of his works through Skeels’ Cantus Quercus Press. Bar 12, Soprano, the quaver eighth note Buebl should be an A.

Both drum and bugle corps continue to perform Franz Biebl’s Ave Maria as part of their yearly repertoire. After we sang the piece and acknowledged him in the audience, he slowly made his way to the stage of the Herkulessaal in Munich’s historic Residenz and personally offered thanks and shook the hand of each member of the group The result was the Ave Maria double male choir version.

We had extended an invitation to the concert to him through our German agent, but we weren’t sure if he mqria actually make it. In place of the ‘Ave Maria, Sancta Maria’ from the Angelus text, Biebl has substituted the first part of the even more familiar text of the standard ‘Ave Maria’ prayer [Ave Maria, gratia mzria, Dominus tecum, etc. Pourrais-tu valider ces corrections. It was common for companies, factories, police and fire departments, etc. The Providence Singers Inc. I just modified this partition according to your recommendations.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a welcome and useful arrangement of a gorgeous work, but I perceive a few wrong notes in it.

Well, he’s pretty spry for 90, and he came all by himself! The first source is the thrice-daily devotional exercise called the Angelus in the Catholic Church. A member there had asked Biebel whether he would compose a piece for a chorus of his coworkers. Benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus. The work gained worldwide fame through its recording on the album Our Heart’s Joy by Chanticleer. The Biebl “Ave Maria” is among the most performed and recorded works in the Glee Club’s repertoire; it appears on all the Glee Club’s modern recordings except Songs of Virginia.

One of these choirs was introduced to his Ave Maria and brought it back to the US, where it became increasingly popular. Retrieved from ” http: You are blessed among women and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus.

Biebl was born in Pursrucknow part of Freudenberg, Bavariain As director, he met and recorded many choirs from around the world, including the Cornell Glee Club, which brought the Ave Maria and some of his other pieces back to the United States for performance.

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