Stabat Mater

The Pergolesi Stabat Mater, movement #1.

Lisa Graas had a posting of the Scarlatti Stabat Mater, and that reminded me of the Pergolesi piece, which I find so extraordinary and beautiful.

Here are two other versions…

And…

I can never decide which one I like the best.

Perfect for the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary, upon which one meditate’s this day.