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Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

2004 NR

Acclaimed conductor Riccardo Muti leads the Filarmonica della Scala, soprano Barbara Frittoli and alto Anna Caterina Antonacci in this stirring production of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's haunting work, "Stabat Mater." Recorded at the Santuario della Beata Vergine del Maracoli in Saronno, Italy, "Stabat Mater" is one of Pergolesi's best-known compositions, and shows off the talent of this renowned 18th-century musician.