JUAN FRANCÉS DE IRIBARREN ECHEVARRÍA (1699-1767): Ave Maria, Ego sum panis vivus, Sabia extension, Ego dormivi, Te invocamus, Lamentation segunda del Viernes Santo, GIOVANNI BATTISTA PERGOLESI (1710-1736): Stabat Mater (Malaga Cathedral version by Irribaren Echevarría).
Catalogue Number: 07X024
Reference: PAS 1094
Description: Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater was extremely popular throughout Europe soon after it was composed in 1736. Countless printed and handwritten versions of this work, which was considered the stylistic ideal of sacred music in the 18th century, can be found in libraries all over the world. There are five manuscript copies of the it in the archives of Málaga Cathedral. This recording presents a version performed when Juan Francés de Iribarren was chapel master there. He did not copy the work exactly, but created a revision with substantial changes. María Espada (soprano), Carlos Mena (alto), Orquesta Barroca Sevilla; Enrico Onofri.