Kerstmis (Benoit, Peter)

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Editor possibly Edward Verheyden (1878—1959) but none identified on the score.
Language Latin
Publisher. Info. Peter Benoit Orkestpartituren, V Kerstmis
Antwerp: Peter Benoit-Fonds, n.d. Plate 20.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, color jpg files approx. 3180 by 4510 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
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General Information

Work Title Kerstmis
Alternative. Title Noël
Composer Benoit, Peter
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPB 33
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1858-08-17 (completion date), Berlin
First Performance. 1859-12-25 — Brussels, Collegiale Sint-Goedele
Librettist traditional
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: tenor (or soprano)
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (C), 2 bassoons, 2 horns (C), 2 trumpets (C) +
timpani + harp + organ + strings
External Links Peter Benoit - Oeuvrecatalogus

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Kerstmis is the first of Benoit's religious tetralogy (the other parts being the Mass, Te Deum, and the Requiem). Benoit's manuscript identifies the soloist as a tenor but the published version merely states "solo," and Benoit's Oeuvrecatalogus does not give soprano as an option