“Ave Maria”

By |2019-11-19T13:47:23-06:00May 13th, 2018|Categories: Audio/Video, Camille Saint-Saëns, Catholicism|

Editor's Note: Camille Saint-Saëns wrote the Ave Maria in A major in 1860. Known in his lifetime mainly as a composer of operas, and remembered by posterity largely for his orchestral works, yet Saint-Saëns also composed many sacred works. Once asked why he, an atheist, composed sacred music, Saint-Saëns replied: "I know how to respect what [...]