Ave Maris Stella

By |2018-12-08T00:08:39-05:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: 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.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmFFYZID4rg   Ave, maris stella, Dei mater alma, atque semper virgo, felix cœli [...]