Vlaanderen's Kunstroem (Benoît, Peter)

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Editor Flor Alpaerts (1876–1954)
Language Dutch (Flemish?) / French / German
Publisher. Info. Peter Benoit Orkestpartituren, III Vlaanderen's Kunstroem
Antwerp: Peter Benoit-Fonds, n.d. Plate 17.
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Work Title Vlaanderen's Kunstroem
Alternative. Title Rubenscantate
Composer Benoît, Peter
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877-06-23 (date of completion)
First Performance. 1877-08-18 — Antwerp, Groenplaats: Peter Benoît (conductor)
Librettist Julius De Geyter (1830–1905)
Language Dutch (Flemish?)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Choruses and Orchestra

Voices: mixed chorus (SATB), boys choir

2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 3 oboes/English horn, piccolo clarinet (E), 2 clarinets (B), soprano saxophone (B),
tenor saxophone (B), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns (C), 6 trumpets (C), 6 Theban trumpets (3 in B, 3 in A), 3 alto trombones,
tenor trombone, 2 bass trombones, tuba, bass tuba
timpani, triangle, cymbals, snare drum, bass drum + strings
External Links Peter Benoit - Oeuvrecatalogus

Misc. Comments

The cantata was written for a festival in Antwerp commemorating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Peter Paul Rubens.