Stabat Mater, Op.96 (Stanford, Charles Villiers)
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|
|Year/Date of Composition||1906|
|First Performance||1907-10-10 - Leeds Musical Festival|
|First Publication||1907 – London: Boosey & Co.|
|Librettist||Jacopone da Todi (attrib.)|
|Language||Latin / English|
|Average Duration||45 minutes|
|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
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.