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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The first performance of The Crucifixion was well received, but it soon attracted fierce criticism, both for its libretto and its music. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your staineer to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Later in life, he was ever keen to acknowledge this period as of the utmost significance in his musical development.

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Stainer – Crucifixion

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. Is it nothing to you Bass The appeal of the crucified Recit. As a founder member of the Musical Association, President of the Royal College of Organists and many other professional bodies, and co-founder of august societies and institutions such as the Oxford Philharmonic Society and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, he worked tirelessly for the improvement of music appreciation and education, and enhanced standards throughout the country as a whole.


Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired. This was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: This nohn was set before Victoria became monarch and Handelian oratorio, rather than opera, was setting the musical pulse of the nation. The congregation is invited to stand for these hymns and so directly take part in a communal celebration at this crucial point cruicfixion the liturgical year.

This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Two years later, he died of heart failure, on 31 March, whilst holidaying in Verona.

The Crucifixion (John Stainer)

The Crucifixion – John Stainer – On the one hand there is the school of thought exemplified by this excoriating critic, writing back in 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.

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The site is also available in several languages. 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. He also introduced weekly choral celebrations of communion and processions while providing adequate rehearsal time to cope with an expanded and enhanced repertory. Javascript is required for this feature.

Unlike the passions, however, there is no orchestra to provide light and shade to accompaniments and add piquancy or punch to the drama. Stainer The Crucifixion The Crucifixion. 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 Drucifixion Hill and Michael George.


John Stainer, Composer of The Crucifixion

These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. In its favour, it unfolds with a seamless ease, never jolting the listener with gratuitous theatricality or the type staainer rhetorical intensity which the English find mildly embarrassing. The structure of The Crucifixion is inspired by J. At the time there was no such piece. Of these, Cross of Jesus must be counted amongst the finest of all hymn-tunes.

The Crucifixion (Stainer, John) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions Procession to Calvary No. November Total duration: Alma-Tadema, Burne-Jones, Millais and co. Skip to main content. Contents 1 Performances 1.

Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. 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.

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.