By Bach/Gounod this is one of the most lyrical piece in classical music. The melody by Charles Gounod is superimposed over the Prelude No. 1 in C major, BWV 846 by J.S. Bach. Composed in 1853 it is often performed at weddings, Christmas time and funerals and famously recorded by Luciano Pavarotti and Mario Lanza
Sheet Music for Recorder accompanied by Piano arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm.
Ave Maria By Bach-Gounod is also known by alternative title: Meditation sur le Premier Prelude de Piano de S. Bach, Ave Maria, BWV 846.
- Instrumentation: Piano and Recorder
- Level: Easy
- Score Type: Score and 1 Part
- Tempo: Slow
- Genre: Romantic
- Composer: Charles Francois Gounod
- Year Composed: 1853
- Pages (approximate): 7