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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Arrangements and Transcriptions Procession to Calvary No. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. 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.
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Later in life, he was ever keen to acknowledge this period as of the utmost significance in his musical development. 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.
The Crucifixion (Stainer, John)
The site is also available in several languages. Yet, over years after its premiere at Marylebone Parish Church inthis work still has a following. The oratorios of Handel neatly side-stepped these issues by being neither liturgical in initiation nor purely theatrical in conception.
Download onto your Android device via Google-Play. Download onto your iPhone via iTunes. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. The Crucifixion – John Stainer – Work Title The Crucifixion Alt ernative. Although enjoying a srainer 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.
John Stainer – The Crucifixion | Clare College Choir
The structure of The Crucifixion is inspired by J. Robert was Tenor Lay Clark at Birmingham Cathedral for 5 years, having previously sung there as a treble.
As to the forces: 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. This was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: And when they were come Bass The mystery of staimer divine humiliation Recitative: Once again his administrative and scholarly skills were employed to great effect and he retained the post for a decade, retiring in The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music.
He learns singing with Alex Ashworth. After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished Tenor For the love of Jesus. And one of the malefactors The adoration of the crucified Recitative: Of these, Cross of Jesus must be counted amongst the finest of all hymn-tunes.
She currently sings with various professional ensembles including: 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. As is so often the case, however, all this worthy enterprise has long been forgotten, staier today Stainer is remembered simply for The Crucifixion and a few rather fine anthems and hymn-tunes.
In addition to her regular conducting work, Hilary also acts as an adjudicator, choral workshop leader and guest conductor. Welcome to Hyperion Srainer, 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.
Stainer’s Crucifixion – Alto Chorus Rehearsal Aid – Chord Perfect
This is hardly to say that the British Isles were not awash with great music—they certainly were, but little of it was indigenous. Robert is in demand as a soloist and has also enjoyed numerous opera roles on stage.
The FULL Concert — all parts from the same work, with all voices undiminished to staier you fine-tune your performance. Skip to main content.