Stabat Mater


Stabat Mater
/stah"baht mah"ter, stay"bat may"teuhr/
1. (italics) a Latin hymn, composed in the 13th century, commemorating the sorrows of the Virgin Mary at the Cross.
2. a musical setting for this.
[lit., the mother was standing, the first words of the hymn]

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