Composer
CACCINI
Title
Ave Maria (ed.Adams)
Instrumentation
flute, harp
Publisher
Adams Magnificent Music
Grade
2
Product Code
15A470000016

Ave Maria
Composer: Caccini
Publisher: Adams Magnificent Music
Instrumentation: Flute and Harp

Guilio Caccini was an Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist and writer in the very late Renaissance and early Baroque eras.  He is also one of the founders of opera, and his son is composer Francesca Caccini.  Though this piece has been attributed to Caccini, it is actually a musical hoax--written by Vladmir Vavilov in the 20th century under the name of Anonymous, and, a few years after it was first released, someone changed anonymous to Giulio Caccini.  It has become very popular with different vocal soloists, including Andrea Bocelli and Charlotte Church, and lends itself well to flute and harp.

Transcribed by Phyllis & Monty Adams

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