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STAINER: Crucifixion (The)


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STAINER: Crucifixion (The)

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 of the Passion of Christ. Scored for tenor and bass soloists, organ and mixed choir, the piece combines recitatives, solos, and masterful choruses that range from the graphic mob shouts of Crucify Him to the ethereally beautiful meditation at the work's centrepiece God so loved the world.

Stainer, John
Sparrow-Simpson, John, lyricist(s)

  The Crucifixion
1.   Recitative: And they came to a place named Gethsemane (Tenor) 00:01:32
2.   The Agony (Bass, Chorus) - Recitative: And they laid their hands on Him (Tenor, Bass) 00:06:24
3.   Processional to Calvary (Tenor, Chorus) 00:10:04
4.   Recitative: And when they were come (Bass) 00:01:00
5.   Hymn: The Mystery of the Divine Humiliation 00:03:00
6.   Recitative: He made Himself of no reputation (Bass) 00:01:21
7.   The Majesty of the Divine Humiliation (Tenor) 00:04:14
8.   Recitative: And as Moses lifted up the serpent (Bass) 00:01:12
9.   Chorus: God so loved the world 00:03:34
10.   Hymn: Litany of the Passion 00:04:19
11.   Recitative: Jesus said, “Father, forgive them" (Tenor, Chorus) 00:00:47
12.   Duet: So Thou liftest Thy divine petition (Tenor, Bass) 00:04:51
13.   Hymn: The Mystery of the Intercession 00:05:09
14.   Recitative: And one of the malefactors (Tenor, Bass, Chorus) 00:02:38
15.   Hymn: The Adoration of the Crucified 00:01:46
16.   Recitative: When Jesus therefore saw His mother (Tenor, Bass, Chorus) 00:02:55
17.   Recitative: Is it nothing to you (Bass) 00:01:14
18.   Chorus: The Appeal of the Crucified 00:06:10
19.   Recitative: After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished (Tenor, Chorus) 00:02:12
20.   Hymn: For the love of Jesus 00:02:28

Total Playing Time: 01:06:50

Stainer, John

Sparrow-Simpson, John

Brown, Tim

Clare College Choir, Cambridge

Bailey, Simon; Farr, Stephen; Gilchrist, James

Label: Naxos

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.557624

Barcode: 747313262427

Physical Release: 05/2005

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