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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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. November Total duration: On the one hand there is the school of thought exemplified by this excoriating critic, writing back in Given its immense popularity, Stainer obviously succeeded in the latter.

He was an Oxford Professor, a general inspector of music education and held presidencies of several professional bodies. After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished Tenor For the love of Jesus. While the first performance was a success, the libretto, by the Reverend William Sparrow-Simpson would soon attract ferocious criticism and the music has also been vilified down the years. Some years have passed since its first performanceand opinions are still sharply divided as to its worth.

Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation.

Stainer The Crucifixion

And when johb were come Bass The mystery of the divine humiliation Recitative: The Musical TimesNo. Composition Artist Credits The Crucifixion. 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. The congregation is invited to stand for these hymns and so johh take part in a communal celebration at this crucial point in the liturgical year.


Stainer – Crucifixion

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. And one of the malefactors The adoration of the crucified Recitative: 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.

Of these, Cross of Jesus must be counted amongst the finest of all hymn-tunes. 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.

Is it nothing to you Bass The appeal of the crucified Recit. If you do, please would you be kind enough to advise me by e-mail – bawden37 sky. The first crucifixuon of The Crucifixion was well received, but it soon attracted fierce criticism, both for its libretto and its music.

Jesus said, “Father, forgive them” Tenor Duet: These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music.

The Crucifixion – John Stainer – 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.

Contents 1 Performances 1. Sacred oratorios ; Oratorios ; Religious works ; 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.

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. Turner and the Duke of Wellington, in As to the forces: The Crucifixion may be his only tangible musical legacy, but he is perhaps even better remembered by musicologists for his contributions to the discipline.


He made himself of no reputation Bass The majesty of the divine humiliation Tenor Recitative: Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. 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.

His oratorio, Elijahcomposed for the Birmingham Festival inand now with an English text, further endeared him to the British public and helped re-invigorate English composers into moving toward the European mainstream.

The Crucifixion (John Stainer) – ChoralWiki

Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Yet, over years after its premiere at Marylebone Parish Church inthis work still has a following.

This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. 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 cruucifixion standards throughout the country as a whole.

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