Text: Liber Usualis
Baritone solo, two-part children’s chorus, mixed chorus, orchestra [ – – hp –]
Duration: 30′
Oxford University Press
Commissioned by St Albans Choral Society to celebrate their Diamond Jubilee with financial support from the Williams School of Church Music and members of the choir
First performance 23 October 2004 | Michael Bundy (bar), Parmiter’s Senior Singers, St Albans Choral Society, Orchestra Nova/George Vass | St Paul’s Church, St Albans, Hertfordshire

McDowall’s setting of the Stabat Mater has been described as ‘an outstanding work of great solemnity and poignancy’ (Tempo, 2013).

British Composer Award Finalist (Making Music) 2005

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