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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These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Work Title The Crucifixion Alt ernative. If johh are a library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Gramophone please click here for further information.

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 crucifixioon music.

Composition aside, he was a tireless worker for those around him, raising the standard of the choir to new heights, augmenting its numbers and making sure that salaries were raised to appropriate levels.

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 cruvifixion J.

He made himself of no reputation Bass The majesty of the divine humiliation Tenor Recitative: Handel and Mendelssohn remained the staple diet, supplemented by a host of native English oratorios often written in pale imitation of the two German titans.


Two years later he met Sir Frederick Ouseley, then Professor of Music at Oxford who, as a prodigious youth, had impressed no less a figure than Mendelssohn. Composition Artist Credits The Crucifixion. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Once again his administrative and scholarly skills were employed to great effect and he retained the post for a decade, retiring in Don’t show me this message again.

And one of the malefactors The adoration of the crucified Recitative: 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.

A s organist, conductor, composer, teacher and author, the immense contribution that Stainer made to the music of his time can scarcely be over-estimated. This was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: His good works must have been well noted in high places as in he was made principal of the National Training School for Music and his generous offices were rewarded by Queen Victoria in with a Knighthood.

At the time there was no such piece.

John Stainer, Composer of The Crucifixion

Instead they were regarded as stainfr sacred and dramatic, which seemed even to please everyone, even many a hard-line Nonconformist. Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired. Much of the credit also goes to Margaret Phillips whose imaginative and genial staainer, not to mention her skilful accompaniment, provide notable support to the excellent contributions of Martyn Hill and Michael George.

Bach, the scheme of arias recitatives, choruses and chorales hymns reflecting that of the St John and St Matthew Passions.


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The Crucifixion – John Stainer – The Musical TimesNo. As to the forces: Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. Particularly significant in the crucifixiln scheme of The Crucifixion are the five hymns, which are designed for congregational participation.

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To those using these notes You are more than welcome to use all or part of these notes stainfr your choral society or church programme, or for educational purposes. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation.

His edition of Early Bodleian Music is recognised as the earliest attempt by an English scholar to investigate crucifizion before the great Renaissance figures of Palestrina, Lassus, Victoria and Tallis. If you wish to use these notes for commercial purposes, e.

The Crucifixion (John Stainer)

While Great Britain crucifixon making the running in most of the arts and crafts, music seemed barely to be on the agenda—at least so far as home-grown talent was concerned. Given its immense popularity, Stainer obviously succeeded in the latter. Arrangements and Transcriptions Procession to Calvary No.

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