Dvorak's Stabat Mater is his first setting of a religious text, which was begun in 1876. The work received its first performance in 1880 in Prague. This edition by Michael Pilkington follows the layout of the previous Novello edition for ease of compatibility. Vocal score with piano accompaniment. Text in Latin. Scored for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Soloists, SATB and Orchestra.