About the composer
Kate Moore is an Internationally acclaimed composer (from Australia). In 2017 she was awarded the prestigious The Matthijs Vermeulen Prize. Her works are performed by among others Asko|Schönberg, Bang on a Can, Icebreker, Slagwerk Den Haag, Ensemble Offspring, The Australian String Quartet and The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2018/ 19 she was Zielsverwanten composer in residence at The Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ and 2018 composer in focus at November Music. Her band Herz Ensemble is currently performing her major cycle The Crow and Other Short Stories. She holds a doctorate from the Sydney University conservatorium of Music, a masters from The Royal Conservatory of The Hague and an honours degree from The Australian National University where she majored in composition and electroacoustic composition.
About the Stabat Mater
five female singers, percussion
Moore's Stabat is a part of her composition Lux Aeterna: Vivid, commissioned by November Music Festival in association with the Hieronymus Bosch Foundation for the city of 's-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands. It is a Requiem. The text is based upon the Latin Mass for the dead. Part III is Stabat Mater (stanza 14 and 15). The Stabat Mater part is simple and spiritual. Minimal music with excellent singers!
Only two stanzas have been used: number 14 and 15.
No need for a colourbar
Information about the recording
|CD:||Wishful Singing: What about Mary?|
The CD is titled What about Mary? Wishful Singing brings an ode to the most versatile woman ever: Maria.
Wishful Singing, vocal quintet with:
Songs about Mary, from The Sound of Music (How do you solve a problem like Maria?), two songs by the Beatles (Lady Madonna and Let it be), Hildegard von Bingen, Max Reeger, John Rutter, some Latin chants and some Dutch songs. I got this CD from a friend as a birthday present.