Franceso Saverio Giaj
About the composer
Franceso Saverio Giaj (1729-1801) probably lived a large part of his life in Turin, Italy. He met the young Mozart during his travels in Italy.
In 1764 he became master of the Capella Regio, the chapel of the Savoia family, a position he inherited from his father.
About the Stabat Mater
4 Sopranos, alto, countertenor, 2 basses, strings and continuo
In the colorbar a choir is indicated where all voices are singing. The aria's are all sung by different soloists. The final "Amen" is treated as a fugue, as is stanza 13.
The text of the "Vatican"-version is used.
Information about the recording
|CD:||Stradivarius STR 20005: Honoris Sindonis dalla Capella Regio di Torino|
This CD gives a survey of the hymns in honor of the Turin Shroud, composed by a number of chapelmasters of the Capella Regio. Recorded in Turin in 1997 or 1998.
|Orchestra:||Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino|
|Choir:||Accademia del Santo Spirito|
Grazia Abba, soprano
Giovanni Battista Trabattone: Himnus in festo SS. mae Sindonis