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An Uneven Work

MIKE WHEELER listens to
Dvorák's 'Stabat Mater'

 

Dvořák's Stabat Mater is an awkward piece. At around eighty minutes it is just about the longest setting of the text, ever. It was written in the wake of family tragedy (the deaths of three children), but however heart-felt his response, Dvořák seems to have allowed his growing facility as an instrumental composer to get the better of him...

Copyright © 3 December 2016 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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ANTONIN DVORAK

STABAT MATER

DERBY BACH CHOIR

RICHARD RODDIS

YVONNE HOWARD

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

ENGLAND

CHORAL MUSIC

CELLO MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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