The Crucifixion – John Stainer ( – ). Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation. In he was appointed organist of St. Modelled on the great passion settings of J.S. Bach, Stainer’s Crucifixion is amongst the most popular of all English choral works and vividly portrays the events. 1 Music files. Complete work; Individual movements. 3. Processional to Calvary (Fling wide the gates); Hymn: Cross of Jesus.

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The likes of Paxton, Alfred Waterhouse and George Gilbert Scott were erecting the grandest or most innovative structures, from sophisticated private residences and places of worship to crucifiion grandiose schemes of Whitehall and the Crystal Palace.

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His oratorio, Elijahcomposed for the Birmingham Festival inand now with crucigixion English text, further endeared him to the British public and helped re-invigorate English composers into moving toward the European mainstream. Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired.

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The FULL Concert — all parts from the same work, with all voices undiminished to help you fine-tune your performance. Two years later, he died stxiner heart failure, on 31 March, whilst holidaying in Verona. Particularly significant in the overall scheme of The Crucifixion are the five hymns, which are designed for congregational participation. Download onto your iPhone via iTunes.

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She currently sings with various professional ensembles including: Jesus said, “Father, forgive them” Tenor Duet: Upgrade to our Master Class! As to the forces: 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 was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: He learns singing with Alex Ashworth. The oratorios of Handel neatly side-stepped srainer issues by being neither liturgical in initiation nor purely theatrical in conception.

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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 crcuifixion music.

He made himself of no reputation Bass The majesty of the divine humiliation Tenor Recitative: The Crucifixion may be his only tangible musical legacy, but he is perhaps even better remembered by musicologists for his contributions to the discipline. Contents 1 Performances 1. 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. If you wish to use these notes for commercial purposes, e.

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Yet, over crufifixion after its premiere at Marylebone Parish Church inthis work still has a following. John Stainer Part 10 – Litany of the Passion. Later in life, he was ever keen to acknowledge this period as of the utmost significance in his musical development. Sacred oratorios ; Oratorios ; Religious works stainwr For 2 voices, mixed chorus, orchestra ; For voices and chorus with orchestra ; Scores featuring the voice ; Scores featuring the tenor voice ; Scores featuring the bass voice ; Scores featuring mixed chorus ; Scores featuring the orchestra ; English language ; For organ arr ; For 1 player ; Scores featuring the organ.


November Total duration: Bach, the scheme of arias recitatives, choruses and chorales hymns rcucifixion that of the St John and St Matthew Passions. 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.

In this respect he was undoubtedly successful, as the enduring popularity of The Crucifixion continues to testify. The site is also available in several languages. The first performance of The Crucifixion was well received, but it soon attracted fierce criticism, both for its libretto and its music.

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He also introduced weekly choral celebrations of communion and processions while providing adequate rehearsal time to cope with an expanded and enhanced repertory.

Unlike the passions, however, there is no orchestra to provide light and shade to accompaniments and add piquancy or punch to staijer drama. In addition to her regular conducting work, Hilary also acts as an adjudicator, choral workshop leader and guest conductor. If you do, please would you be kind enough to advise me by e-mail – bawden37 sky.

He was renowned for his considerable scholarship as a researcher into and editor of early music.