Stabat Mater

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stabat Mater stā"băt mā"tẽr A celebrated Latin hymn, beginning with these words, commemorating the sorrows of the mother of our Lord at the foot of the cross. It is read in the Mass of the Sorrows of the Virgin Mary, and is sung by Catholics when making “the way of the cross” (Via Crucis). See Station, 7 .
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stabat Mater stā′bat mā′tėr, a Latin hymn on the seven dolours of the Virgin, ascribed to Jacopone da Todi, a 13th-cent. Minorite: a musical setting of this sequence.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., the mother was standing
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Its opening words.

Usage

In literature:

Dvorak's "Stabat Mater" was written in 1875.
"The Standard Oratorios" by George P. Upton
Rossini's "Stabat Mater" given by the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
A stab at martyr (A Stabat Mater).
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
Their constant song was Stabat Mater dolorosa.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
We had all promised to go to an amateur performance of the Stabat Mater at the old Doria Palace in Piazza Navona.
"Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life" by Mary Alsop King Waddington
The Stabat Mater, some translations.
"The Thirteenth" by James J. Walsh
The Stabat Mater of Palestrina was sung, and there was a grand procession.
"Letters of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy from Italy and Switzerland" by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
The Beatitudes and the Stabat Mater Dolorosa contain pathetic and poignant writing.
"Franz Liszt" by James Huneker
As the girls took their places the solemn chords of the Stabat Mater inclined their hearts to reverential prayer.
"A Colony of Girls" by Kate Livingston Willard
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In news:

Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra presents Pergolesi's Stabat Mater.
The Santa Rosa Symphonic Chorus, led by Daniel Earl will perform operatic Stabat Mater by Rossini .
Sogno di Stabat Mater ("Dream of Stabat Mater") for violin, viola, vibraphone and string orchestra, by Russian-born Lera Auerbach , the orchestra's featured composer this season.
JOE EPSTEIN/THE STAR-LEDGER Jason Tramm will lead Dvorak 's Stabat Mater in Ocean Grove.
Antonín Dvorak 's Stabat Mater falls into a long line of sacred works with tragic beginnings.
Dvorak 's Stabat Mater.
The newest release on the London Philharmonic Orchestra recording label is Dvorak 's moving Stabat Mater.
Dvorak wrote his Stabat Mater under the most harrowing circumstances a parent could face.
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