Pergolesi Suite (2-part and Piano). Composed by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736). Arranged by Doreen Rao. For Choral, Chorus, Piano (2-part). CME Intermediate Series. 12 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051467037. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48004463).
The Pergolesi Suite is formed from the two final movements of Pergolesi's popular Stabat Mater, composed in 1736 just before the composer's death. The expressive vocal writing is operatic in style and requires a dramatically “operatic” interpretation.