3 Motets, Op.2 (Elgar, Edward)

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Publisher. Info. Cantiones Sacrae, No.36
London: Novello and Company, Ltd., 1902.
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Misc. Notes This scan is a later issuing.
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Publisher. Info. Cantiones Sacrae, No.42
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1907.
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Publisher. Info. Cantiones Sacrae, No.43
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1907.
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Misc. Notes Elgar unusually indicated the choir voices as 'SSTB'.
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Translator Composer
Publisher. Info. Novello's Octavo Anthems, No.904
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1907.
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Misc. Notes English version of Ave Verum
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Translator James John Cummins (1795-1867)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1907.
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Misc. Notes English version of Ave Maria
Words by J. J. Cummins
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Translator Henry Collins (1827-1919)
Publisher. Info. Novello's Octavo Anthems, No.907
London: Novello & Company, Limited, 1907.
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Misc. Notes English version of Ave maris stella
Words by the Rev. Henry Collins
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General Information

Work Title 3 Motets
Alternative. Title
Composer Elgar, Edward
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEE 43
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 motets:
  1. Ave Verum (Jesu, Word of God Incarnate)
  2. Ave Maria (Jesu, Lord of Life and Glory)
  3. Ave maris stella (Jesu, Meek and Lowly)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1887
First Publication. see below
  1. 1902
  2. 1907
  3. 1907
Language Latin
Dedication see below
  1. In Memoriam - W. A. obit 27 January 1887 [William Allen]
  2. Mrs. Hubert A. Leicester
  3. Rev. Canon Dolman, O.S.B., Hereford
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, mixed chorus (SATB), organ
External Links WorldCat (No.1)
Extra Information Each motet published in two versions, with Latin and English words

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  • The three motets were composed in 1887. No.1 was originally conceived as Pie Jesu and revised in 1902 as Ave Verum. Nos.2 & 3 were revised in 1907. I see no evidence in Worldcat of publication prior to the revised versions.