Drama Christi (Benoît, Peter)

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Engraver Brussels: J. De Vleeschouwer.
Language Dutch (Flemish?)
Publisher. Info. Peter Benoit Orkestpartituren, XX Drama Christi
Antwerp: Peter Benoit-Fonds, n.d. Plate 6144.
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Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Language Dutch (Flemish?)
Publisher. Info. Antwerp: Peter Benoit-Fonds, n.d. Plate 11.
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Recorded at Our Lady Church in Sint-Truiden in 1984.
Soloists: Paul Schotsmans (tenor, first narrator), Frans Van Eetvelt (baritone, Jesus), Dirk Van Croonenborch (bass, second narrator, John, Governor, Devil, Judas, High Priest)

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General Information

Work Title Drama Christi
Alternative. Title
Composer Benoît, Peter
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1871
First Performance. 1871-11-27 — Antwerp, Sint-Joriskerk (St. George Church): Pete Benoît (conductor)
Librettist the composer after the Bible
Language Dutch (Flemish?)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: tenor, baritone, 3 basses, 3 bass baritone + male chorus (TTBB)
Orchestra: 2 trumpets (C/D), 3 trombones + organ + strings (cellos and basses only)
Related Works Plechtige optocht (same instrumentation/premiered at same concert)
External Links Peter Benoit - Oeuvrecatalogus

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Composed for the inauguration of the murals depicting the life and death of Jesus by Godfried Guffens and Jan Swerts at the Sint-Joriskerk (St. George Church), Antwerp. This was the same concert at which the Plechtige optocht was performed.