About the composer
Jan Mul (1911 – 1971) was a Dutch composer, born in Haarlem. He studied with Sem Dresden at the Amsterdam Conservatory. Jan Mul composed a lot of Church Music, including his Stabat Mater, hymns for the church, masses and a Te Deum (in 1936). He is also known for his Film Music for the Dutch Film maker Bert Haanstra (“Fanfare” in 1958). He was a teacher in Music Theory and Composition at the Conservatory in Maastricht.
About the Stabat Mater
Mixed choir (two voices: Mezzo-soprano's and baritones)
The twenty stanzas are sung alternately by the men's and the women's-choir
The "Vatican"-version has been used.
Information about the recording
|CD:||CD Stabat Mater Foundation 2015|
The recording of the 17th concert organised by the Dutch Stabat Mater Foundation. Recorded at the Sint Petrus Church, Oirschot, in March 2015. The title of the CD is Heavenly Beauty from the Netherlands. The other Dutch composers of the CD are Herman Strategier, Albert de Klerk and Hendrik Andriessen.
Carina Vinke, mezzo-sporano
Hendrik Andriessen, Miroir de Peine
|Code:||2015 MUL-01 (257)|