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Peter Leonardus Leopoldus Benoit
1834 - 1901
Belgium (Flanders)
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P.L.L. Benoit
Peter Benoit (17/08/1834 - 08/03/1901), a Belgian composer (born in Harelbeke). He is being considered as the chief promotor of the Flemish musical movement. He gained de Prix de Rome in 1857.
Source:Grove's dictionary of music and musicians
Requiem
Period:Romanticism
Composed in:1863
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Duration:49'55''
Label(s):Poketino 926681-2
It is for a little choir, a big choir and orchestra. Benoit didn't use all requiem parts and it isn't meant for a Catholic sevice. However, it is considered as a deep religious work.

It contains:
- Requiem aeternam & Kyrie eleison 10:40
- Dies irae 15:55
- Sanctus & Benedictus 10:35
- Agnus Dei 12:45.
Author:Herman Roelstraete
Source:booklet of CD Poketino 926681-2