About the composer
António Carreira, (Lisbon c. 1520-30 – Lisbon, c. 1597) was was a Portuguese composer and organist.
Carreira was master of the royal chapel in Lisbon from 1564 and died about 1597.
About the Stabat Mater
A polyphonic interpretation of the first stanzas.
Only the first two stanzas are sung.
Information about the recording
|CD:||Herald HAVPCD 155: Music from Renaissance Portugal|
The music on the CD is from the collection of manuscripts belonging to the Royal Monastery of Santa Cruz in Coimbra
|Choir:||Cambridge Taverner Choir|
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