For our June free drawing we have the great Stabat Mater collection by Brilliant Classics!
The text of Stabat Mater Dolorosa, a hymn to the Virgin Mary, is attributed to Jacopo Todi (1230‐ 1306). It is a lamentation upon the tragic fate of Mary, bewailing the suffering and death of her son Jesus Christ at the cross. This outpouring of grief and loss is of universal human appeal and has inspired many composers throughout history, writing music of the most heart wrenching beauty.
There are some 23 versions of the Stabat mater in this 14 CD set, including that most famous version by Pergolesi, along with a range of composers from the Baroque through the 20th century… ending with Arvo Pärt’s moving rendering of this theme.
Included are the original Stabat Mater text and liner notes written by Philip Borg‐Wheeler specially for this. A worthy successor to the successful Brilliant Classics REQUIEM collection (BC95104).
All you need to do to enter the drawing is simply click on the Register To Win banner on the Home Page and fill out the few fields we request. The lucky winner of the set will be announced here next month.
Detailed information about this Stabat Mater collection here: Brilliant Classics Stabat Mater.
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