"Ave Maria" for Piano & Flute

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Uploaded on Feb 9, 2012

"Ave Maria" is a popular and much recorded aria composed by Vladimir Vavilov around 1970. It is a musical hoax generally misattributed to Baroque composer Giulio Caccini.

Vavilov himself published and recorded it on the Melodiya label with the ascription to "Anonymous" in 1970. It is believed that the work received its ascription to Giulio Caccini after Vavilov's death, by an organist Mark Shakhin (one of its performers on the mentioned "Melodiya" longplay), who gave the "newly discovered scores" to other musicians; then in an arrangement made by the organist Oleg Yanchenko for the recording by Irina Arkhipova in 1987, then the piece came to be famous worldwide.


Pages 3
Duration 04
Measures 72
Key signature natural
Parts 2
Part names Flute, Piano
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a flute cannot play a note lower than middle c (note bar 6)
For the standard flute you are correct! Concert flutes and modern flutes may have a longer foot joint, a B-foot, with an extra key to reach B3
I downloaded it. Thank you for a wonderful arrangement!
Interesting! What a bizarre backstory for a piece of music... I can only conclude, once again, that composers are weird. On a completely different note, it's a very nice piece.
Yes they (we) are! ;) I'm working on a quintet version of this piece as well. I'll post it soon. Thanks for listening!