About the composer
William P. Copper, born Lyndhurst, VA, 29 Aug 1953. American composer of contemporary classical music, theorist, and the world’s foremost expert on Intonalism, the science of structuring music according to intonation. Founder of the Intonalism School.
William Copper studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Eastman School of Music and the Krakow State Higher School of Music in Poland. Among his teachers were Krzysztof Penderecki and George Crumb.
He composed several symphonies, choral works and chamber music. He won awards with his children’s opera The Other Half, with his composition for clarinet and string ensemble Sycamore and with his first string quartet.
More information about him and about his compositions can be found at www.williamcopper.com
He is living in Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
About the Stabat Mater
Mixed Choir and Chamber Orchestra
The Stabat Mater is not divided in parts. In the transcription for organ that I have, it is music that is easy to listen to, without heavy dissonances.
The "Vatican"-version of the text is used, but stanzas 13 to 18 are omitted.
Information about the recording
|CDR sent to me by Mr. Copper
Not a real performance, but a transcription for organ. In 2022 Mr. Copper sent me a much updated version available on video, with a demo created using midi chorus. Thank you so much. We do hope there will be a performance soon.
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