Stabat Mater

Stabat Mater is a musical setting of the homonimous sequence, composed by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi in 1736, during the final weeks of his life. Though many pieces catalogued as Pergolesi's are clearly spurious, a manuscript of the Stabat Mater in his handwriting has been preserved, this confirming his authorship. The work was written for a Neapolitan confraternity, the Confraternità dei Cavalieri di San Luigi di Palazzo, which had also commissioned a Stabat Mater from Alessandro Scarlatti. It has since become one of Pergolesi's most celebrated sacred works, achieving great popularity ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.1. Chorus Grave
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.2. Aria (soprano) Andante amoroso
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.3. Chorus Larghetto
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.4. Aria (contralto) Allegro
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.5. Duet Largo - allegro
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.7. Aria (contralto) Andantino
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.8. Chorus Allegro
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.9. Duet Tempo giusto
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.9. Duet Tempo giusto
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.11. Duet Allegro
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.12. Duet Largo
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - No.13. Chorus Largo - presto

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi was an Italian composer. Born at Iesi, Pergolesi studied music there under a local musician, Francesco Santini, before going ...
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