Matthew Martin: Stabat Mater

Livre | SATB

Éditeur: Faber Music
Compositeur: Matthew Martin
Format: Partitions | Oeuvre Vocale

This powerful work takes a well-known hymn tune from the Mainz Gesangbuch of 1661 (Stabat Mater) as its musical starting point, interweaving it through different textures and variations alongside the plainsong solemn tone Salve Regina. The work, which was written specially for The Sixteen, is through-composed but divided into three sections: Silence, Love; Grief, Patience; Passion, Destiny. Each section is made up of two verses of the Latin text and one new verse in English – a commentary and emotional response to the chosen Latin verses. The movements may be performed separately or together, allowing great flexibility in function within both Catholic and Anglican liturgies.

Numéro ISBN: 9780571571512
Publié le: 25 janvier 2018
Numéro de catalogue: 0571571514

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