13 Apr 2014

Stabat Mater

From Composer of the Week, 9:00 am on 13 April 2014
The Deposition (detail)

The Deposition (detail) Photo: Rogier van der Weyden [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Brian Kay looks at the various ways composers have approached writing music for the text of the Stabat Mater.

Music Details:

PERGOLESI     Stabat Mater Dolorosa     Hyperion CDA 66294

HAYDN             Eja Mater/ Flammis Orci   Divine Art DDA 21212

DVORAK          Tui Nati Vulnerati               Chandos CHAN 8986

PALESTRINA   Stabat Mater                      CSCD 508

POULENC        Infammatus Et Accentus/ Quando Corpus    DG 427 304

JENKINS          Lament                               EMI DDD 5 00283

VERDI              Stabat Mater (Four Sacred Pieces) Telarc CD 80254





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