About the composer
Franz Wüllner (28 January 1832 – 7 September 1902) was a German composer and conductor. Wüllner was born in Münster and studied in his native place, and at Frankfort, Berlin, Brussels, and Munich. In 1856 he was appointed instructor in pianoforte at the Munich Conservatory. He held the position of town musical director at Aix-la-Chapelle from 1858 to 1864. In 1867 he became director of the choral classes in the reorganized School of Music at Munich. In 1869 he succeeded Von Bülow as conductor of the Court Opera and the Academy Courts. Here he conducted the first performances of Rheingold and Walküre (1869, 1870). He became court kapellmeister at Dresden and artistic director of the conservatory in 1877, and director of the Cologne conservatory and conductor of the Gürzenich concerts in 1884. After 1864 he appeared frequently as conductor of the Lower Rhenish Musical Festival. He died in Braunfels. His Stabat Mater was performed in Dresden in 1883.
About the Stabat Mater
Double mixed choir
This Stabat Mater is divided into five separate sections varying from three to six stanza's. Every section is different.
The "Analecta"- version of the text is used.
Information about the recording
|CD:||NKK 2007-1 Stabat Mater Foundation|
This cd is a live registration of the performance of several Stabat Maters in the Sint Petruskerk in Oirschot on March 22, 23 and 24, 2007.
Stabat Mater by William Cornysh
|Code:||2007 WULL-01 (219)|