Stabat Mater, D. 383 (Franz Schubert)
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Title: Stabat Mater, D. 383
Composer: Franz Schubert
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: STB soli + SATB chorus
Genre: Sacred, Anthems
Published: Score completed 22 Feb 1816 but first public performance was not until Mar 1833, five years after Schubert's death.
Description: This 12-movement work is a setting of F. G. Klopstock's (1724-1803)paraphrase into German of the Latin sequence. It contains some of the best choral writing of the period, including two fine fugues.
Original text and translations
The very loose English translation given in the Kalmus Edition of this work is not very satisfactory.
Schubert had previously set the Latin words of the Stabat Mater in a minor work of 1815 (D175)