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07/01/1842 Gioacchino Rossini's cantata "Stabat Mater" premieres

A work based on the traditional structure of the Stabat Mater for chorus and soloists. Initially, Rossini used his own librettos and compositions for a portion of the work. The Stabat Mater was performed complete for the first time in Paris at the Théâtre-Italien's Salle Ventadour.


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