Stabat Mater

Meditations & Prayers

Stabat Mater – Meditations & Prayers
  • Meditations & Prayers
  • Released: 2019
  • Released: GIR1907
  • Artwork: Stabat Mater by Karin Køltzow
  • Cover Design: Chris Mentzen

Stabat Mater: 42:49
I – Prelude of Doubt 05:23
II – For Samādhi 03:29
III – Rose Prayer 04:49
IV – Hymn of Tähti 01:41
V – Meditiation 07:16
VI – For Turiya 06:16
VII – Impromptu – Abide with me 09:25
VIII – Postlude of Faith 04:28
Peace 03:47

What really strikes the listener is the way in which she creates such complex music and presents this so accessibly, which is a rare talent and one to be celebrated.

- Chris Baber, Jazz Views UK

Mathilde Grooss Viddal Soprano Saxophone; Bb, Bass & Contrabass Clarinets
Harpreet Bansal Violin
Per Willy Aaserud Trumpet, Electronics
Børge-Are Halvorsen Tenor Saxophone
Øyvind Brække Trombone

Meditations & Prayers live at Kampenjazz, photo: Johan Hauknes

Meditations & Prayers live at Kampenjazz, photo: Johan Hauknes

Recorded live at Nordic Black Theatre/Kampenjazz as part of the three «artist in residence» concerts by res.kamp Viddal in 2016. Inspired by psalms, chorals, prayers and meditations – a silent demand for meditation.

Stabat Mater: Composed and arranged by Meditations & Prayers,
except track IV by Sibelius, track V by Viddal, track VI by Haden and part of track VII by Monk.
Peace: Composed and arranged by Viddal.