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Ave, Regina coelorum, Ave, Domina Angelorum: Salve radix, salve porta, Ex qua mundo lux est orta: Gaude, Virgo gloriosa, Super omnes speciosa! Vale, o valde decora, Et pro nobis Christum exora.
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Joseph (Gabriel) Rheinberger (1839 - 1901), "Ave, Regina coelorum
", op. 140 (Fünf Hymnen) no. 4. [chorus a cappella] [text verified 1 time]
- by Florent Schmitt (1870 - 1958), "Ave, Regina coelorum", op. 60 no. 2 (1917), published 1918 [TTBarB chorus and organ], from Five Motets with Accompaniment, no. 2, Paris: Durand [text verified 1 time]
- by Anton von Webern (1883 - 1945), "Ave, Regina", op. 18 (Drei Lieder für Sopran, Klarinette und Gitarre) no. 3 (1925). [text verified 1 time]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by Josquin des Prez (c1440 - 1521), "Alma redemptoris mater / Ave regina caelorum" [four-part chorus], note: the top & bottom voices sing Alma redemptoris, the middle 2 voices sing Ave regina.
Set in a modified version by Guillaume Dufay.
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Salut, Reine", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "Hail queen of heaven", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Wees gegroet, Koningin der hemelen", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
Hail queen of heaven Hail mistress of the angels Hail the root of holiness, hail the gate [of heaven] From whom light rose on the world; Rejoice glorious virgin Beautiful above all; Farewell, most noble one, Pray to Christ for us always.
- Translation from Latin to English copyright © 2012 by David Wyatt, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.