The best Ave Maria?

Discussion in 'Music' started by garabandal, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. garabandal

    garabandal Powers

    What is the best Ave Maria ever sung?

    I will start with soprano Barbara Bonney.

     
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  2. DivineMercy

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    I'm interested in opinions on this as well. I guess there could be several categories as to what is defined as "best", though. What is best in the context of using for Mass, a concert, meditation, etc. My choir has been at odds trying to decide which Ave Maria is "best" o_O
     
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  3. Dolours

    Dolours Powers

    I prefer it sung by a male singer. Couldn't choose between the singers on this mix
     
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  4. Mario

    Mario Powers

    There are two popular versions of the Ave Maria, so I thought to include one of each, male and female:





    Safe in the Refuge of the Immaculate Heart!
     
  5. Pray4peace

    Pray4peace Ave Maria

    This is one of my absolute favorite songs ever! It is so beautiful. I feel that this song truly touches my soul. Thank you for posting these different versions. I listened to them while doing the dishes this evening and it made my chore much more pleasant.
     
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  6. David Maddaford

    David Maddaford New Member

    There is a beautiful setting of "Ave Maria" by the sixteenth-century composer Jacques Arcadelt. This is a fine version:
     
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  7. Luan Ribeiro

    Luan Ribeiro Archangels

    version presented by the Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, who has a deep faith in Our Lady
     
  8. Denise P

    Denise P Archangels

    Thank you all for posting these different versions of this song. Beautiful!
     
  9. padraig

    padraig New Member

  10. josephite

    josephite Powers

  11. heyshepard

    heyshepard Archangels

    Can there be a bad Ave Maria if it's sung from the heart and from the Holy Spirit?
     
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  12. Luan Ribeiro

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  13. padraig

    padraig New Member

    Awww not a dry eye in the house

     
  14. padraig

    padraig New Member

  15. josephite

    josephite Powers

  16. josephite

    josephite Powers

     
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  17. heyshepard

    heyshepard Archangels

    My God! She is so beautiful with her singing.
     
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  18. heyshepard

    heyshepard Archangels

    Oh my God. So beautiful! Let the children come to Jesus and teach the adults his love.
     
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  19. Luan Ribeiro

    Luan Ribeiro Archangels

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