mater dolorosa


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mater dolorosa

(ˈmɑːtə ˌdɒləˈrəʊsə)
n
1. (Art Terms) the Virgin Mary sorrowing for the dead Christ, esp as depicted in art
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the Virgin Mary sorrowing for the dead Christ, esp as depicted in art
[Latin: sorrowful mother]
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Why, madam, you've never been in bed this blessed night," burst out Tantripp, looking first at the bed and then at Dorothea's face, which in spite of bathing had the pale cheeks and pink eyelids of a mater dolorosa.
In his homily at Arnaiz's funeral mass at Mater Dolorosa Parish church in Makati City, Fr.
To give but a few examples as regards the duration of the Stabat Mater dolorosa section: Belohlavek--19:48, Kubelik--18:30, Sawallisch--20:58, Sinopoli--20:36, with the longest account being that of Vaclav Smetacek, 23 minutes.
No es la primera vez que Alvarez Junco se aproxima a estas cuestiones, como ponen de manifiesto, al margen de articulos y otras contribuciones en obras colectivas, dos libros excelentes y de ineludible referencia:) Mater dolorosa.
We have probably not missed much by the non-realisation of Romney's sketches for a Mater dolorosa above the high altar, noble though one of them is.
Last March at TEFAF Maastricht they sold two pieces to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, an Ecce Homo and a Mater Dolorosa, both by Pedro de Mena (1628-88).
He was a parishioner of the former Mater Dolorosa Church and the Immaculate Conception Church in Holyoke.
Instead, de Saint-Point substitutes the body of the Mater Dolorosa with a type of body that is too consumed with participating in the public sphere (represented here by war) to offer a protective or mournful maternal embrace.
Como quiera que sea, el hecho es que en nuestra America lo que se acostumbra son composiciones tipo "Requiem" que, como se sabe, son misas de difuntos; las "Pasiones", o los igualmente muy conocidos "Stabat Mater" y similares, es decir, obras de reconocimiento universal tal como los Requiems de Mozart y Brahms, las Pasiones de Bach o Stabat Mater dolorosa de Pergolesi, todas de gran belleza y por eso mismo gustadas y esperadas por estas fechas en las que invariablemente estan presentes.
Composers through the ages have used the words of the 13th Century Marian poem Stabat Mater Dolorosa (the sorrowful mother stood) - a meditation on the suffering of Mary as she stood at the foot of the cross as Jesus was crucified - and it was the settings of two of the great Italian Baroque composers, Giovanni Pergolesi and Antonio Vivaldi, which were showcased.
Toibin's grief-stricken Mary can be called Mater Dolorosa, Mother of Sorrows, but not in the same vein that scripture and centuries of Catholic teaching have promulgated.
artist Friedrich Kunath's Instagram account and found the cover image of art historian James Elkins's rather unorthodox 2001 book, Pictures and Tears: A History of People Who Have Cried in Front of Paintings, illustrated with an alluring detail of a tearful eye of the Virgin--Dieric Bouts's Mater dolorosa, ca.