About the composer
Karl Jenkins was born in Wales in 1944. He is a musician and composer. His father, a local schoolteacher, organist, and choirmaster, gave him his initially musical instruction.
Jenkins began his diverse musical career as an oboist in the National Youth Orchestra of Wales. He went on to study music at University of Wales and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He initially made his mark in jazz.
About the Stabat Mater
Mezzo-soprano, ethnic voice, orchestra and choir
The world premiere of this work was on march 15th, 2008 at the Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool.
The "Vatican"-text is used. All stanza's are sung.
Information about the recording
|CD:||EMI 50999 5 00283 2 0|
I bought this cd on internet in 2008.
|Orchestra:||Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra|
|Choir:||Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir|
Belinda Sykes, ethnic vocals & mey
|Code:||2008 JEN-01 223|