Hail, true Body, born of Mary

Hail, true Body, born of Mary : Vocal score

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The text, H. N. Oxenham's translation of 'Ave verum' is well known. This setting, for solo voice or upper voices in unison with organ or piano, has great simplicity and haunting beauty.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 4 pages
  • 178 x 253 x 1mm
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193953714
  • 9780193953710

Review quote

[This] should surely be given pride of place in the choral Top 10, in spite of its brevity and simplicity: one could not imagine a more lovely setting of the Communion hymn, 'Hail true body, born of Mary' than that made by Stanley Vann. To hear this beautiful piece sensitively sung by an upper voice choir, with plentiful shaping of the long phrases and a sympathetic accompaniment, would be ecstasy indeed, and this is all the more remarkable when you consider the simplicity of the texture and the economy of the material. Equally suited to performance by a solo voice, this is a prime example of one of our most distinguished church musicians showing us how to lift the printed words from the page and send them straight to our hearts. * CMQ July 99 *show more