Buy Ave Maria (SATB) by Franz Biebl at a trio of soloists, SAATTBB with a tenor soloist and a bass soloist, SSAA, and its original TTBB voicing. Sheet Music – £ – Franz Biebl – Ave Maria (trio / Ttbb). Biebl’s best-known work is his Ave Maria, which sets portions of the Ave Maria was originally scored for male voices (TTB/TTBB).

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However, when Biebl was the head of choral programs for the Bayerischen Rundfunk Bavarian Radio he made a habit of inviting American choirs to come to Munich and sing on the radio and with other German choirs. He studied composition at the Musikhochschule in Munich.

Franz Biebl

This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat It was common for companies, factories, police and fire departments, etc. Wilbur Skeels — was a pastor, accompanist, composer, and music publisher who knew Biebl and published some of his works through Skeels’ Cantus Quercus Press. This fireman asked Biebl to please compose something for his fireman’s choir for such an occasion.

One of biebo choirs was introduced to his Ave Maria and brought it back to the US, where it became increasingly popular. The ensemble met Biebl while on tour in Germany, during a recording session at a radio network where Biebl was music director. Biebl was drafted into the military beginning in during World War II. The text is unique in its conjoining of two sources.


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In they played the piece as the opener to their show, “The Days of Future Past”. Sokol biebll given a number of Biebl’s works, premiering them after returning home.

In —10, an arrangement of the Ave Maria for wind ensemble was the subject of litigation that reached the United States Supreme Court. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

A recent arrangement of the Biebl “Ave Maria” was transcribed by Jerry Brubaker, horn player and arranger for 30 years with the US Navy Band, after hearing the piece sung at a Navy funeral. The piece gained practically no attention in Germany for many years. When Chanticleer recorded it, it became a hit, not only in the US but in Germany too, which now considered the piece must be special as it was such a biwbl in America! WhiteheadF. tfbb

Retrieved from ” https: Biebl was born in Pursrucknow part of Freudenberg, Bavariain At issue was whether a school district was justified in prohibiting an instrumental performance of the piece without lyrics at a high school graduation ceremony due to its underlying religious nature.

The result was the Ave Maria double male choir version. Most of his compositions were for choral ensembles.


Ave Maria (trio / Ttbb)

Retrieved 22 March Wilbur Skeels — who published some of Biebl’s other works — prepared the following information about the piece for use in choral program notes. It is cued by the ringing of the “Angelus” bell, sometimes referred vae as the “Peace Bell. Views Read Edit View history. The first source is the thrice-daily devotional exercise called the Angelus in the Catholic Church.

Biebl did arrangements for other voicings, and the seven-part mixed choir arrangement is now probably the most popular.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Both drum and bugle corps birbl to perform Franz Biebl’s Ave Maria as part of their yearly repertoire. Biebl’s best-known work is his Ave Mariawhich sets portions of the Angelus as well as the Ave Maria. The piece was composed sometime before 1 May In place of the ‘Ave Maria, Sancta Maria’ from the Angelus text, Biebl has substituted the first part of the even more familiar text of the standard ‘Ave Maria’ prayer [Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, etc.

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