Marian Sheet Music

Title

The Rosary

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Creation Date

1906

Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher

G. Schirmer, Inc.

Language

English

Instrumentation

Voice (SATB), piano

Description

Arrangement for soprano or tenor soloist with mixed chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, and bass voice parts) and piano accompaniment of Ethelbert Nevin's popular hymn "The Rosary." The lyrics were written by Robert Cameron Rogers, and the song premiered in 1898. By 1928 it had sold over 2.6 million copies, making it one of the best selling pieces of sheet music of the period.

Keywords

sheet music, Virgin Mary, Madonna, hymns, Marian hymns, the rosary

Repository ID

ML.037_073

The Rosary

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