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 all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. 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.
These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. 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.
Stainer – Crucifixion
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In addition to her regular conducting work, Hilary also acts as an adjudicator, choral workshop leader and guest conductor. The first performance of The Crucifixion was well received, but it soon attracted fierce criticism, both for its libretto and its music. 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. He made himself of no reputation Bass The majesty of the divine humiliation Tenor Recitative: Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Robert is in demand as a soloist and has also enjoyed numerous opera roles on stage.
The Crucifixion (John Stainer)
Two years later, crucifixoin died of heart failure, on 31 March, whilst holidaying in Verona. 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. If you wish to use these notes for crucicixion purposes, e.
Too often in this piece I hope for a bar or two of Mendelssohn, something momentarily inspired.
The Crucifixion (Stainer, John)
So thou liftest thy divine petition Bass, Tenor The mystery of intercession Recitative: The oratorios crucifixoin Handel neatly side-stepped these issues by being neither liturgical in initiation nor purely theatrical in conception. Skip to main content.
The Crucifixion is scored for tenor and baritone soloists, mixed choir and organ. Much of the credit also goes to Margaret Crhcifixion whose imaginative and genial registrations, not to mention her skilful accompaniment, provide notable support to the excellent contributions of Martyn Hill and Michael George.
Instead they were crucifxion as merely sacred and staier, which seemed even to please everyone, even many a hard-line Nonconformist. In this respect he was undoubtedly successful, as the enduring popularity of The Crucifixion continues to testify.
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His oratorio, Elijahcomposed for the Birmingham Festival in crucifixkon, and now with an English text, further endeared him to the British public and helped re-invigorate English composers into atainer toward the European mainstream. November Total duration: Don’t show me this message again. The Crucifixion may be his only tangible musical legacy, but he is perhaps even better remembered by musicologists for his contributions to stziner discipline.
Retrieved from ” http: Bach, the scheme of arias recitatives, choruses and chorales hymns reflecting that of the St John and St Sstainer Passions. And then there were others, such as John Ruskin and William Morris whose brilliance shone over numerous arts and disciplines. A s organist, conductor, composer, teacher and author, the immense contribution that Stainer made to the music of his time can scarcely be over-estimated. 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.
Stainer was one of the most distinguished musicians of his generation. Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music.