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Stainer, Sir John

(stā`nər), 1840–1901, English composer and organist, grad. Oxford. He was organist and choirmaster at St. Paul's Cathedral (1872–88), and he wrote music for the church service, cantatas, and two oratorios, one of which, The Crucifixion (1887), is still often performed.
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Dave Konopka, Ian Williams and John Stainer have turned the tables on themselves this time; confronted their own idea of what Battles is - and willed an answer to that question into existence.
The composer John Stainer once heard God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen raggedly sung on the streets of the capital by a tattered band of Dickensian urchins.
But Bradley also makes it clear that the experience introduced him to some of the most important figures in Anglican musical circles--Thomas Helmore, Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, Joseph Barnby, and John Stainer among them--and asserts that it had a significant impact on his religious faith.
In 1872 he took over from John Stainer as organist at Magdalen College Oxford where he stayed for 10 years, during which time he married Emma, who was from his home town and the first of their five children was born.
A CELEBRATION of Sir John Stainer, the musician who helped to transform church music into a national art form, is set to begin with a world premiere in Durham today.
ST MARY'S Church in West Acklam is staging a choral presentation of The Crucifixion by John Stainer on March 13, from 7.
In 1872 a new organ was built and the cathedral also appointed John Stainer as Organist, who reformed the music of St Paul's introducing a choir of 40 boys and 18 vicars, more rehearsal time and a more professional approach.
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The composer Sir Arthur Sullivan sang there as a young chorister and Sir John Stainer, whose Cru cifixion was a staple work for Victorian choral societies, was organist from 1857 to 1859.
During the first half of the concert, the choir will perform The Crucifixion by English composer John Stainer.
John Stainer, The Crucifixion: A Meditation on the Sacred Passion of the Holy Redeemer, text written by J, W.