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



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1907. Plate H. 5099.
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General Information

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
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

Misc. Comments

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.