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GERALD FENECH

'This world premiere recording is in every way exemplary ...'

Mayr: Stabat Mater in F minor; Ave maris stella. © 2017 Naxos Rights US Inc

Johann Simon Mayr (1763-1845) remains famous as having been Donizetti's teacher and mentor, but he was indeed also one of the most innovative and industrious composers of his time. His output is prodigious, and the many works in these genres attest to his immense talent.

By the turn of the eighteenth century one of the sacred texts most being put to music was Jacopo da Todi's 'Stabat Mater', so it is no surprise that Mayr also caught the bug...

Copyright © 23 September 2017 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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MAYR: STABAT MATER IN F; AVE MARIS STELLA

JOHANN SIMON MAYR

GERMANY

NAXOS

CHORAL MUSIC

VOCAL MUSIC

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