John Benet Sheet Music

  • Born
    fl. 1430
  • Died
    1458
  • Birthplace
    England

John Benet was an English composer whose music was known on the Continent, and is found in the Trent Codices. Master of Choristers of St. Anthony's Hospital (London). In 1448-49, a member of the Confraternity of St. Nicholas (London). His motets illustrate the use of total isorhythm, and his Mass movements, which contrast a declamatory style in settings of the Gloria with a more melismatic one in Sanctus and Agnus settings, mark an important stage in the development of the cyclic Mass (the complete Ordinary).

Title Form Instrument
Gloria Sacred Mass Solo voice(s)
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Instruments Solo voice(s)
Forms Sacred Mass