Ave Maria
Many composers have interpreted this musical masterpiece over the centuries. In this episode the Franz Schubert and J. S. Bach/Charles Gounod versions are explored, along with a beautiful rendition by African American composer R. Nathaniel Dett and a newly created arrangement by composer Omar Daniel for string quartet and soprano. Features performances by Bobby McFerrin, the Cecilia String Quartet with Monica Whicher, and the Nathaniel Dett Chorale.