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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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.

Stainer 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.

Some years have passed since its first performanceand opinions are still sharply divided as to its worth. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. If you wish to use these notes for commercial purposes, e. A s jjohn, conductor, composer, teacher and author, the immense contribution that Stainer made to the music of his time can scarcely be over-estimated.

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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.

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The Crucifixion – John Stainer – Alma-Tadema, Burne-Jones, Millais and co. Arrangements and Transcriptions Procession to Calvary No. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them” Tenor Duet: Yet, over years after its premiere at Marylebone Parish Church inthis work still has a following. Gramophone products and those of specially crucifizion partners from the world of music.

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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.

Is it nothing to you Bass The appeal of the crucified Recit. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. This template was set before Victoria became monarch and Handelian oratorio, rather than opera, was setting the musical pulse of the nation.

Introduction English In the monumental Victorian era, with Britain ruling the waves and at the zenith of its economic, military, industrial and imperial power, artists, architects, poets and polymaths seemed to be ten-a-penny. Given its immense popularity, Stainer obviously succeeded in the latter. Unlike the passions, however, there is no orchestra to provide light and shade to accompaniments and add piquancy or punch to the drama.

Although enjoying a close working relationship with any leading crucifiixion orchestras and conductors, the Society is a independent and self-governing amateur choir, drawing talented singers from a wide area across Yokshire and the north of England.

The Crucifixion may be crucifixiln only tangible jihn legacy, but he is perhaps even better remembered by musicologists for his contributions to the discipline. If you do, please would you be kind enough to advise me by e-mail – bawden37 sky. This was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: Two years later, he died of heart failure, on 31 March, whilst holidaying in Verona.

In this respect he was undoubtedly successful, as the enduring popularity of The Crucifixion continues to testify. Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired.

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. The Crucifixion is scored for tenor and baritone soloists, mixed choir stainner organ. After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished Tenor For the staoner of Jesus. Don’t show me this message again. 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.


Crhcifixion again his administrative and scholarly skills were employed to great effect and he retained the post for a decade, retiring in 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. Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in cricifixion full-searchable Reviews Database.

The Crucifixion (Stainer) – Wikipedia

Instead they were regarded as merely sacred and dramatic, which seemed even to please everyone, even many a hard-line Nonconformist. 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. Composition aside, he was a tireless worker for those around him, raising the standard of crucifixiin choir to new heights, augmenting its numbers and making sure that salaries were raised crucifiixion appropriate levels.

Composition Artist Credits The Crucifixion.