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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November Total duration: 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. Work Title The Crucifixion Alt ernative.

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 stainee pale imitation of the two German titans.

Jesus said, “Father, forgive them” Tenor Duet: Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

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We include complete step-by-step instructions on how to easily transfer your downloaded audio files onto a mobile device. Unlike the passions, however, there is no orchestra to provide light and shade to accompaniments and add piquancy or punch to the drama.

She currently sings with various professional ensembles including: He was an Oxford Professor, a general inspector of music education and held presidencies of several professional bodies.

And when they were come Bass Cruucifixion mystery of the divine humiliation Recitative: Composition aside, he was a tireless worker for those around him, raising the standard of the choir to new heights, augmenting its numbers and making sure that salaries were raised to appropriate levels. Given its immense popularity, Stainer obviously succeeded in the latter. He also introduced weekly choral celebrations of communion and processions crucitixion providing adequate rehearsal time to cope with an expanded and enhanced repertory.


For all his experience as a high-level professional singer, Kay has worked a great deal with committed amateurs, in this case the Leith Hill Festival Singers, the festival of which he is director.

The Crucifixion (Stainer, John)

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages. The complete set of audio files of this Chorus Rehearsal Aid for you to use whenever and wherever you want.

As a founder member of the Musical Association, President of the Royal College of Organists and many other professional bodies, and co-founder of stainsr 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.

Of these, Cross of Jesus must be counted amongst the finest of all hymn-tunes. Some years have passed since its first performanceand opinions are still sharply divided as to its worth. While Great Syainer 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.

After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished Tenor For the love of Jesus.

How should we view The Crucifixion today? 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 was renowned for his considerable scholarship as a researcher into and editor of early music. Before concentrating on operatic projects she was a regular on the choral circuit in London and continues to perform as a member of Blossom Street.


Stainer – Crucifixion

Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept cruvifixion defaults. These staine s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Adept at choral singing, he has appeared frequently cruvifixion concert, on television, and on recordings.

Skip to main content. This was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. 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 our full-searchable Reviews Database. The Crucifixion – John Stainer – John Stainer Part 10 – Litany of the Passion.

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

Yet, over years after its premiere at Marylebone Parish Church inthis work still has a following. As to the forces: Instead they were regarded as merely sacred and dramatic, which seemed even to please everyone, even many a hard-line Nonconformist. Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation.

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.