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Lose yourself in the absolute beauty of sacred choral music

CHORAL MUSIC

Lluís Domènech | Wenjie Zhang | CC BY 2.0

J-P Mauro - published on 09/21/18

Ave verum corpus – Mozart

Mozart composed “Ave verum corpus” in 1791 for the feast of Corpus Christi. Mozart put his opera, The Magic Flute, on hold so he could finish this hymn, written just 6 months before his death. The tune foreshadows many of the elements found in his Requiem, which he would compose the majority of over the following 6 months, but could not finish before his death.

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