Marian Sheet Music

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Creation Date

1912

Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher

Boston Music Company

Language

English, French, German

Instrumentation

Voice, piano

Description

Arrangement for solo mezzo-soprano or baritone voice with piano accompaniment of Ethelbert Nevin's popular hymn "The Rosary," with French and German translations of the lyrics. The lyrics were written by Robert Cameron Rogers, with the French translation by C. Eschig and German translation by Carl Engel. 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_075

The Rosary (Le Rosaire, Der Rosenkranz)

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