SIMON MAYR (1763-1845): Stabat Mater in F Minor, Eja mater in F, Ave maris stella in G (World Premiere Recordings).
Catalogue Number: 09T026
Description: Restored by Mayr expert Franz Hauk from two extant manuscript versions and heard here in its world premiere recording, the Stabat mater was singled out by a contemporary biographer “for its marvellous effect” and “heavenly beauty”. Mayr himself frequently returned to this work, recycling one of its movements in his great Requiem. Vocal soloists, Mayr Chorus, Members of the Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Concerto de Bassus, I Virtuosi Italiani (Ave maris stella); Franz Hauk.