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Giovanni Battista Pergolesi – Stabat Mater – Talens Lyriques (Complete)

This (complete) performance of Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater” is from a concert given at Saint Denis on June 23rd 2009 by Les Talens Lyriques conducted by Christophe Rousset, The soloists were Sabina Puertolas (Soprano) and Vivica Genaux (Mezzosoprano).

Note on the second piece of music in this video.

The ‘encore’ is the the ‘Fac me’ from Pasquale Cafaro’s setting of the Stabat Mater. A complete performance of which has very kindly been uploaded by Raimondo di Sangro, you can hear it here:

It’s a rather lovely setting that is well worth spending time listening to and I urge you to do so,

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