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Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis

December 1st, 2010, Promulgated by Ben Anderson

This article contains all topics relevant to this blog – Rochester (Eastman School of Music), Sacred Music, and the Hail Mary – quite worth the read.

http://www.chantcafe.com/2010/12/origin-of-ave-maria.html

Michael Alan Anderson, Assistant Professor of Music at the Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester) has discovered that the second half of the prayer—the sinner’s direct plea to Mary—dates considerably earlier than commonly thought by historians.

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One Response to “Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis”

  1. avatar Gretchen says:

    Thanks, I needed that! 😀


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