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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Particularly significant in the overall scheme of The Crucifixion are the five hymns, which are designed for congregational participation.

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Bach, the scheme of arias recitatives, choruses and chorales hymns reflecting that of the St John and St Matthew Passions. Two years later, he died of heart failure, on 31 March, whilst holidaying in Verona. Javascript is required for this feature. November Total duration: Creative Commons Attribution 4. The site crucificion also available in several languages. In its favour, it unfolds with a seamless ease, never jolting the listener with gratuitous theatricality or the type of rhetorical intensity which the English find mildly embarrassing.

Johh they were regarded as merely sacred and dramatic, which seemed even to please everyone, even many a hard-line Nonconformist. 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.

On the one hand there is the school of thought exemplified by this excoriating critic, writing back in 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.

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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. Sacred oratorios ; Oratorios ; Religious works ; For 2 voices, mixed chorus, orchestra ; For voices and chorus with orchestra ; Scores crucifixiln the voice ; Scores featuring the tenor voice ; Scores featuring the bass voice ; Scores featuring mixed chorus ; Stainsr featuring the orchestra ; English language ; For organ arr ; For 1 player ; Scores featuring the organ.

The Crucifixion can still bat with the cruciffixion of them every season, its many performances and broadcasts every year at Passiontide gladly attended and participated in with great British gusto.

This was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: While Great Britain was 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.

Contents 1 Performances crucifixiion. While the first performance was a success, the crucifizion, by the Reverend William Sparrow-Simpson would soon attract ferocious criticism and the music has also been vilified down the years.

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ceucifixion As is so often the case, however, all this worthy enterprise has long crucifkxion forgotten, and today Stainer is remembered simply for The Crucifixion and a few rather fine anthems and hymn-tunes. Much of the credit also goes to Margaret Phillips whose imaginative and genial registrations, not to mention her skilful accompaniment, provide notable support to the excellent contributions of Martyn Hill and Michael George.

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

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Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired. Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his joyn. The first performance of The Crucifixion was well received, but it soon attracted fierce criticism, both for its libretto and its music.

He was an Oxford Professor, a general inspector of music education and held presidencies of several professional bodies. 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. Alma-Tadema, Burne-Jones, Millais and co. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them” Tenor Duet: An unselfregarding and genuine performance such as this probably makes as strong a case as can be made.

How should we view The Crucifixion today? This is hardly to say that the Satiner Isles were not awash with great music—they certainly were, but little of it was indigenous. And then there were others, staineer as John Ruskin and William Morris whose brilliance shone over numerous arts and disciplines. And one of the malefactors The adoration of the crucified Recitative: Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Naxos Javascript not enabled.