Ave Verum Corpus 

Click below for our version of one of the most famous pieces of sacred music.

"Ave verum corpus" is a motet composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791. It is a setting of the Fourteenth Century Eucharistic hymn, "Ave verum corpus."  Mozart wrote it to be played at the Feast of Corpus Christi at St. Stephan Parish in Baden bei Wien, a small resort town outside of Vienna. 

 

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