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1 Music files. Complete work; Individual movements. 3. Processional to Calvary (Fling wide the gates); Hymn: Cross of Jesus. The Crucifixion – John Stainer ( – ). Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation. In he was appointed organist of St. Founded in , the Huddersfield Choral Society has long been a major part of the town’s vibrant musical tradition. Under a succession of distinguished.

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His oratorio, Elijahcomposed for the Birmingham Festival inand now with an English text, further endeared him to the British public and helped re-invigorate English composers into moving toward the European mainstream. While Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven had rapidly become staples of the orchestral, chamber and instrumental classical canon, music for religious purposes had been somewhat stifled ever since the Puritan tirades against liturgical and theatrical music.

John Stainer, Composer of The Crucifixion – Church History Timeline

He quickly became one of the leading solo boys and is known to have sung at some extremely prestigious events, such as the funerals of artist J. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them” Tenor Duet: This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. As is so often crkcifixion case, however, all this worthy enterprise has long been forgotten, and today Stainer is remembered simply for The Crucifixion and a few rather fine anthems and hymn-tunes.

The Crucifixion may be his only tangible musical legacy, but he is perhaps even better remembered by crucificion for his contributions to the discipline.

Arrangements and Transcriptions Procession to Calvary No. Bach, the scheme of arias recitatives, choruses and chorales hymns reflecting that of the St John and St Matthew Passions. Creative Commons Attribution 4.

Once again his administrative and scholarly skills were employed to great effect and he retained the post for a decade, retiring jjohn Stainet was born into a family of modest means in Southwark on 6 June and was taught organ from an early age by his schoolmaster father.


Is it nothing to you Bass The appeal of the crucified Recit. The first performance of The Crucifixion was well received, but it soon attracted fierce criticism, both for its libretto and its music.

John Stainer – The Crucifixion | Clare College Choir

Turner and the Duke of Wellington, in The Crucifixion can still bat with the best of them every season, its many performances and broadcasts every year at Passiontide gladly attended and participated in with great British gusto. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

So thou liftest thy divine petition Bass, Tenor The mystery of intercession Recitative: How should we view The Crucifixion today? If you do, please would you be kind enough to advise me by e-mail – bawden37 sky.

Of these, Cross of Jesus must be counted amongst the finest of all hymn-tunes. His good works must have been well noted in high places as in he was made principal of the National Training Stainerr for Music and his generous offices were rewarded by Queen Victoria in with a Knighthood. Javascript is required for this feature. Handel and Mendelssohn remained the staple diet, supplemented by a host of native English oratorios often written in pale imitation of the stsiner German titans.

Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. Two years later, he died of heart failure, on 31 March, whilst holidaying in Verona.

An unselfregarding and genuine performance such as this probably makes as strong a case as can be made. The Crucifixion – John Stainer – If you are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.


Stainer The Crucifixion

This template was set before Victoria became monarch and Handelian oratorio, rather than opera, was setting the musical pulse of the nation.

The oratorios of Handel neatly side-stepped these issues by being neither liturgical in initiation nor purely theatrical in conception. Yet, over years after its premiere at Marylebone Parish Church inthis work still has a following.

The structure of The Crucifixion is inspired by J. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music.

John Stainer, Composer of The Crucifixion

His edition of Early Bodleian Music is recognised as the earliest attempt by an English scholar to investigate music before the great Renaissance figures of Palestrina, Lassus, Victoria and Tallis. To those using these notes You are more than welcome to use all or part of these notes for your choral society or church programme, or for educational purposes.

Alma-Tadema, Burne-Jones, Millais and co. Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation. On the one hand there is the school of thought exemplified by this excoriating critic, writing back in And one of the malefactors The adoration of the crucified Recitative: Particularly significant in the overall scheme of The Crucifixion are the five hymns, which are designed for congregational participation.

The Crucifixion johnn scored for tenor and baritone soloists, mixed choir and organ. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to kohn the defaults. Don’t show me this message again. And then there were others, such as John Ruskin and William Morris whose brilliance shone over numerous arts and disciplines.

Some years have passed since its first performanceand opinions are still sharply divided as to its worth.