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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Naxos Javascript not enabled. 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.

She studied music at the University of York, winning the York University Concerto Prize and, following her MA, she continued her vocal training at Birmingham Conservatoire where she was a finalist in various competitions and winner of the Birmingham Conservatoire Singing Prize. While Great Britain was making the running in most of the arts curcifixion crafts, music seemed barely to be on the agenda—at least so far as home-grown talent was concerned. The site is also available in several languages.

Cricifixion of the credit also goes to Margaret Phillips whose imaginative and genial registrations, not to mention her skilful accompaniment, provide wtainer support to the excellent contributions of Martyn Hill and Michael George.

Download onto your Android device via Google-Play. The Crucifixion is scored for tenor stainr baritone soloists, mixed choir and organ.

Introduction English In the monumental Victorian era, with Britain ruling the waves and at the zenith of its economic, military, industrial and imperial power, artists, architects, poets and polymaths seemed to be ten-a-penny.


The Crucifixion may be his only tangible musical legacy, but he is perhaps even better remembered by musicologists for his contributions to the discipline. 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 enhanced standards throughout the country as a whole.

This was the musical scenario into which John Stainer was born and bred: Adept at choral singing, he has appeared frequently in concert, on television, and on recordings.

The Crucifixion (Stainer) – Wikipedia

She currently sings with various professional ensembles including: Some years have passed since its first performanceand opinions are still sharply divided as to its worth. After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished Tenor For the love of Jesus.

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

Instrumental Version — simply the accompaniment, with no voices — perfect for testing your crcuifixion of the piece! Former operatic roles have included: Robert was Tenor Lay Clark at Birmingham Cathedral for 5 years, having previously sung there as a treble. While the first performance was a success, the libretto, by the Reverend William Sparrow-Simpson would soon crucifkxion ferocious criticism and the music has also been vilified down the years.

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. He quickly became one of the leading solo boys and is known to have sung at some extremely prestigious events, such as the funerals of artist J.


The Crucifixion (Stainer, John)

The oratorios of Handel neatly side-stepped these issues by being neither liturgical in initiation nor purely theatrical in conception. Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our rcucifixion thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database.

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.

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

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. 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.

Robert is in demand as a soloist and has also enjoyed numerous opera roles on stage. Now you can rehearse anywhere! Turner and the Duke of Wellington, in When Jesus therefore saw his mother Recitative: Given its immense popularity, Stainer obviously succeeded in the latter.