Bononcini Messa, Stabat Mater Rinaldo Alessandrini

Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini - Antonio Maria Bononcini: Messa; Stabat Mater (2012)

Antonio Maria Bononcini - Messa; Stabat Mater (2012)
Concerto Italiano, conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 391 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 195 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Naive | # OP 30537 | Time: 01:19:56

This disc is a tour de force, a world premiere recording of stunning music splendidly performed. The unjustly obscure Antonio Maria Bononcini was appointed late in life to be maestro di cappella in Modena, a post which allowed him to pour his store of invention into two grand sacred works, a Mass and a Stabat Mater. Conductor Rinaldo Alessandrini engages deeply with the composer’s imagination, opening up his dense counterpoint and delicately binding together his vocal and obbligato lines. The musical rhetoric of the Concerto Italiano is spellbinding, particularly when band and singers heighten gestures to surge powerfully towards a passage’s final cadence. However heated their delivery becomes – and the Stabat Mater does sizzle – the artists never rush. This is particularly crucial for bringing out Bononcini’s modulations and textures, which, because they shift rapidly, need space to breathe.

Stabat Mater - Pergolesi, Scarlatti D, Bononcini  Music

Posted by ArlegZ at Feb. 8, 2010
Stabat Mater - Pergolesi, Scarlatti D, Bononcini

Stabat Mater - Pergolesi, Scarlatti D, Bononcini;
Scarlatti A - O Magnum Mysterium, Domine, Refugium Factus es Nobis; Pergolesi - Magnificat in C major

Classical | EAC Rip | APE, IMG+CUE, LOG, Artwork (jpg) => 622.57 MB
Released: 1996 | Label: Decca | CD1:73’44; CD2:68’13

The 'Stabat Mater' is a medieval poem describing the anguish of the Virgin Mary during the crucifixion written at the end of the 13th century by a Franciscan lay brother named Jacopone da Todi. It did not attract widespread attention from composers until the 18th century when Alessandro Scarlatti,his son Domenico, Vivaldi, Bononcini, Haydn and Pergolesi as well as many others set the poem to music. They were, no doubt, attracted to the emotional and dramatic nature of the poem, and most of the composers were commissioned by various individuals for non-liturgical devotions or concerts…
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Pergolesi, Scarlatti A. & Leo L. - Stabat Mater; Salve Regina; Messa

Pergolesi, Scarlatti A. & Leo L. - Stabat Mater; Salve Regina; Messa di S. Emidio
Classical | EAC | APE, CUE, LOG | Scans | 826,95 MB
Rinaldo Alessandrini; Fabio Biondi | Released: 2010 | Label: Naïve

The legendary Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi was born 300 years ago, in 1710. To mark the anniversary, Naïve re-issues three renowned recordings to feature his choral music, in a specially-priced box set, headed by the Gramophone award-winning version of his Stabat Mater by Rinaldo Alessandrini and Concerto Italiano, considered one of the best ever recorded…

Also featured in the bargain “3 for the price of 1” set are other short pieces by Pergolesi, plus more by Alessandro Scarlatti and Leonardo Leo.
Estevan Velardi & Alessandro Stradella Consort - Bononcini: Stabat mater (2017)

Estevan Velardi & Alessandro Stradella Consort - Bononcini: Stabat mater
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 56:42 min | 242 MB
Label: Brilliant Classics | Tracks: 22 | Rls.date: 2017

This CD contains the Stabat Mater by Antonio Maria Bononcini (1677‐1726), one of the earliest and most famous works in this genre, on a par with the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi.
Pergolesi- Stabat Mater; Vivaldi- Gloria in D major, RV 589; Scarlatti- Messa di Santa Cecilia [2001]

Pergolesi- Stabat Mater; Vivaldi- Gloria in D major, RV 589; Scarlatti- Messa di Santa Cecilia
(Timothy Brown; Pieter Jan Leusink; Maurice de Abravanel) [2001]

EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 2cd, 569 MB
Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog Number: 99289 | TT: CD1`63:50, CD2`54:07

This release is dedicated to some of the most famous settings of the Stabat mater, revealing the genre's varying treatment by composers over the centuries. From Palestrina's effective use of polyphony to Pergolesi's unusually sparse instrumental accompaniment, we move forward in time to contributions by Vivaldi and Haydn. These compositions rank among some of the most famous and affective music ever composed.
Lucy Crowe, Tim Mead, La Nuova Musica & David Bates - Pergolesi: Stabat Mater - Bach: Cantatas, BWV 54 & 170 (2017) [24/96]

Lucy Crowe, Tim Mead, La Nuova Musica & David Bates - Pergolesi: Stabat Mater - Bach: Cantatas, BWV 54 & 170 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 64:09 minutes | 1.09 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Handel wrote little for his native tongue, but what he did demonstrates a particular level of contemplative piety while still employing the familiar techniques of Italian opera. Praise for the beauty of nature and eternal life are the subjects of the sacred poems by his contemporary Barthold Heinrich Brockes which Handel set to music in his 'Nine German Arias'. Each aria celebrates an aspect of nature, from the beauty of a flaming rose to the sweetness of silence, with extraordinary tenderness and sincerity.
Paradisi Gloria - Stabat Mater: Francis Poulenc, Karol Szymanowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wolfgang Rihm (2004)

Paradisi Gloria - Stabat Mater: Poulenc, Szymanowski, Penderecki, Rihm (2004)
Munich Radio Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Chorus, Soloists
conducted by Marcello Viotti, Krzysztof Penderecki, Helmuth Rilling

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 271 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 184 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral, Sacred | Label: Profil | # PH04035 | Time: 01:06:02

This 2004 survey of modern settings of the medieval sequence Stabat Mater Dolorosa is part of conductor Marcello Viotti's project to record the little-known but worthy sacred works of the twentieth century, in conjunction with the Munich Radio Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Chorus for their concert series Paradisi gloria. The four works by Francis Poulenc, Karol Szymanowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Wolfgang Rihm are dramatically different in conception and musical content, and may be regarded more as reflections of personal faith than as practical works for ecclesiastical purposes.
Marie-Luise Hinrichs - Pergolesi: Stabat mater, P. 77 - Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas (2017)

Marie-Luise Hinrichs - Pergolesi: Stabat mater, P. 77 - Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:54:58 | 127 MB
Label: CPO

Marie-Luise Hinrichs created a great national and international sensation in the music world with her own piano arrangements of compositions by the medieval saint Hildegard von Bingen, to which she lent new pianistic touches. She now has prepared a piano version of Pergolesi’s world-famous Stabat Mater. The pianist herself writes: “Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater fascinated me from the very beginning. The music is so deeply moving that I made it a top priority to play it on the piano and to rewrite the music for this instrument. While I was rewriting the Stabat Mater, I experienced phases of great enthusiasm for this work and even days during which I could not continue to write because its profound sadness had overwhelmed me. However, it also has a marvellous turn, when at the end it speaks of the glory of paradise and the protection offered by the cross and along with it the grace of Christ.” This release showcases a gripping and profound performance with the hallmarks typifying Marie-Luise Hinrichs and her luminous, most finely nuanced and warm piano sound.
Czech Philharmonic & Jiri Belohlavek - Dvorák: Stabat Mater, Op.58, B.71 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Czech Philharmonic & Jiri Belohlavek - Dvorák: Stabat Mater, Op.58, B.71 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 82:57 minutes | 1.38 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The year 1875 was something of an annus mirabilis for Dvořák: in just twelve months he composed his Fifth Symphony, the E major String Serenade, three important chamber works, four Moravian Duets and the five-act grand opera Vanda. It also marked both a peak in his fortunes – for the first time he received a state prize to help struggling young artists – and a year of deep personal sadness for the composer and his wife Anna, with the death on 19 September of their infant daughter Josefa.
Anna Netrebko, Marianna Pizzolato - Stabat Mater: A Tribute to Pergolesi (2011)

Anna Netrebko, Marianna Pizzolato - Stabat Mater: A Tribute to Pergolesi (2011)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:48 | 379 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 477 8857 GH2

Baroque music is not the usual province of soprano Anna Netrebko, or contralto Marianna Pizzolato, or conductor Antonio Pappano, or the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Roma, so the listener might approach this tribute to the 300th anniversary of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi with some skepticism, but the performers do a terrific job. The orchestra uses modern instruments, so this is never going to be mistaken for a recording by Baroque specialists, but everyone involved approaches the challenge with such sensitivity and such evident excitement that listeners who don't demand absolute adherence to cutting-edge developments in early music practice are likely to be swept up.