Stabat Mater, Op.96 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)



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Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1907. Plate H. 5099.
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Work Title Stabat Mater
Alternative. Title A Symphonic Cantata for Soli, Chorus and Orchestra
Composer Stanford, Charles Villiers
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.96
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 91
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. Prelude
  2. Quartet and Chorus: Stabat Mater
  3. Interlude
  4. Quartet and Chorus: Eja Mater
  5. Finale
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1906
First Performance. 1907-10-10 - Leeds Musical Festival
First Publication. 1907 – London: Boosey & Co.
Librettist Jacopone da Todi (attrib.)
Language Latin / English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: 3 flutes/piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, harp, organ (ad. lib.), strings

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Written for the 1907 Leeds Festival. The piano arrangement in the vocal score for the two purely instrumental sections (1 and 3) is for piano 4-hands.