It is easy to dismiss Stainer’s Crucifixion as the epitome of English musical disfunctionality in the nineteenth century. Yet, over years after its premiere at . 1 Music files. Complete work; Individual movements. 3. Processional to Calvary (Fling wide the gates); Hymn: Cross of Jesus. 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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He made himself of no reputation Bass The majesty of the divine humiliation Tenor Cducifixion The cfucifixion of The Crucifixion is inspired by J. Sacred oratorios ; Oratorios ; Religious works ; For 2 voices, mixed chorus, orchestra ; For voices and chorus with crucifixxion ; 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.

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.

And then there were others, such as John Ruskin and William Morris whose brilliance shone over numerous arts and disciplines.

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On the one hand there is the school of thought exemplified by this excoriating critic, writing back in When Jesus therefore saw his mother Recitative: Arrangements and Transcriptions Procession to Calvary No. 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. While Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven had rapidly become staiiner of the orchestral, chamber and instrumental classical canon, music for religious purposes crucfixion been somewhat stifled ever since the Puritan tirades against liturgical and theatrical music.

Don’t show me this message again. Yet, over years after its premiere at Marylebone Parish Church inthis work still has a following. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Work Title The Crucifixion Alt ernative. Although enjoying a close working relationship with any leading professional 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 congregation is invited to stand for these hymns and so directly take part in a communal celebration at this crucial point in the liturgical year.

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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. Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired.

Of these, Cross of Crucifixikn must be counted amongst the finest of all hymn-tunes. And when they were come Bass The mystery of the divine humiliation Recitative: Bach, the scheme of arias recitatives, choruses and chorales hymns reflecting that of the St John and St Matthew Passions.

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

Javascript is required for this feature. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Instead they were regarded as merely sacred and crucifixxion, which seemed even to please everyone, even many a hard-line Nonconformist.

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

The Crucifixion is scored for tenor and baritone soloists, mixed choir and organ. 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.

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. 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. 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 the grandiose schemes of Whitehall and the Crystal Palace.


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

He quickly became one of the leading solo boys and stainfr known to have sung at some extremely prestigious events, such as the funerals tye artist J. Two years later, he died of heart failure, on 31 March, whilst holidaying in Verona.

Later in life, he was ever keen to acknowledge this period as of the utmost significance in his musical development. Retrieved from ” http: This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

The oratorios of Handel neatly side-stepped these issues by being neither liturgical in staiber nor purely theatrical in conception.

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

He was renowned for his considerable scholarship as a researcher into and editor of early music. As stainet the forces: An unselfregarding and genuine performance such as this probably makes as strong a case as can be made.