Music for Mary

On this Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, as we continue the pilgrimage through the Marian theme of Advent, here are a few musical pieces to lift your souls and spirits:

Bruckner’s (+1896) Ave Maria:

And, just after Bruckner, there was Biebl (+2001) :

And Gustav Holst (+1934), of Planets fame, between them: