This Offertory is the fourth in the series of Four Advent Motet Offertory Verses commissioned by by Russell and Charlotte Ostermann, for the Men's Schola of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, Sioux Falls, SD under the direction of Jared Ostermann.
The Offertory, traditionally sung as a response, is here presented with the plainchant in its original form and its verse text composed for TTB voices. In this edition the clefs have been changed for SSA choir. If desired the treble singers may sing it up step.
premiere: Sioux Falls Cathedral Advent 2023
n.b. Included with the purchase this score is the same SSA setting with the Ave Maria Offertory setting for the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8.
Ave Maria...Quomodo in me | 2023 | SSA a cappella | 5'
Plainchant ~Luke 1: 28, 42
Hail Mary, full of grace,
the Lord is with thee:
blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Polyphonic Verse Luke1 : 34
How shall this be done unto me
for I know not man?
The Spirit of the Lord shall come upon thee
and the power of the Most High
shall overshadow thee.