Monday, January 19, 2015

Schola Regina Pacis - Stabat Mater (J. Rheinberger)

I had never heard of of the composer Joseph Rheinberger (1839-1901) unlike very recently.  Even though he is not known to most of us, to those more knowledgeable than me he is well-known and highly-regarded as both a composer and an organist (see biography here).  In his time he composed twelve Masses, and also this lovely setting for the Stabat Mater: