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[Hosanna in the highest] (Gounod)

Composer: Charles Gounod

Charles F. Gounod (b. Paris, France, 1818; d. St. Cloud, France, 1893) was taught initially by his pianist mother. Later he studied at the Paris Conservatory, won the "Grand Prix de Rome" in 1839, and continued his musical training in Vienna, Berlin, and Leipzig. Though probably most famous for his opera Faust (1859) and other instrumental music (including his Meditation sur le Prelude de Bach, to which someone added the Ave Maria text for soprano solo), Gounod also composed church music-four Masses, three Requiems, and a Magnificat. His smaller works for church use were published as Chants Sacres. When he lived in England (1870-1875), Gounod became familiar with British cathedral music and served as conductor of what later became the Royal… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Hosanna in the highest] (Gounod)
Composer: Charles Gounod (arr.)
Incipit: 12432 21
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal #695

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