Ave Maris Stella

By |2019-11-19T13:33:24-06:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Audio/Video, Christianity, Edvard Grieg, Mother of God|

Editor’s Note: Edvard Grieg composed his "Ave Maris Stella" ("Hail Star of the Sea"), for mixed choir, in 1898. It is based on a plainsong Vespers hymn to the Virgin Mary that dates to the eighth century. Its lyrics, in Latin and English, are below the embedded video.    Ave, maris stella, Dei mater alma, atque semper virgo, felix cœli porta. [...]