STABAT MATER STRING QUARTET OP.41/1
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Boncompagni, Francesca - Stabat Mater Op. 61 G 532
Quis Est Homo
Tui Nati Vulnerati
Fac Ut Portem
Fac Me Plagis
? The Stabat Mater is one of the most moving liturgical works, meditating
upon the suffering of Mary during the crucifixion of her Son. It draws forth
the deepest human emotions of anxiety, desolation and grief.
? Boccherini, known for his vast oeuvre of instrumental chamber music,
wrote his Stabat Mater for one solo soprano and string ensemble, an
intimate setting for this emotional text.
? Soprano Francesca Boncompagni is a specialist in the Baroque repertoire,
she worked with William Christie, Philippe Herreweghe, Ottavio Dantone
and Federico Maria Sardelli. She recorded for DHM, Virgin, Pentatone and
? The Ensemble Symposium plays original instruments, and give a wonderful
performance of the String Quartet Op. 41 No. 1.
? Liner notes in English and Italian, sung texts included.