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Organist in Lubeck

Donald Macleod focuses on Buxtehude's work as organist and werkmeister at St Mary's Church in Lubeck.

Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Dieterich Buxtehude. Buxtehude was around thirty years old when he took up the position he would occupy for the rest of his life - organist and Werkmeister at St Mary's church in Lübeck, on the Baltic coast of northern Germany. In today's programme Donald Macleod describes one of the more unusual preconditions of the job: marriage to his predecessor's daughter.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Fried- und Freudenreiche Hinfahrt BuxWV.76

    Singer: Emma Kirkby.
    • Naxos: 8.557251.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    In dulci jubilo BuxWV.52 for SSB, 2 violins and continuo

    Ensemble: Deller Consort.
    • Harmonia Mundi HMA 190700.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Membra Jesu nostri - 7 passion cantatas BuxWV.75

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Performer: Consort Soloists.
    • ARCHIV : 427-660-2.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 3.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Sonata in C major BuxWV.256, Op.1`5 for violin, viola da gamba and keyboard

    Performer: John Holloway. Performer: Jaap ter Linden. Performer: Lars Ulrik Mortensen. Performer: Ursula Weiss. Performer: Mogens Rasmussen.
    • NAXOS : 8.55-7248.
    • NAXOS.
    • 25.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Schlagt, Kunstler, die Pauken BuxWV.122 for SSAB, 2 trumpets, 3 strings, timp a

    Performer: Ton Koopman.
    • CHALLENGE: CC72246.
    • 3.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Canzona in C major BuxWV.166 for organ

    Performer: Lars Ulrik Mortensen.
    • DACAPO : 8.224-116.
    • DACAPO.
    • 15.

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