Utrecht Early Music Festival - Buxtehude
The Netherlands Bach Society directed by Jos van Veldhoven perform sacred and secular works by Buxtehude and other German Baroque composers.
The Netherlands Bach Society directed by Jos van Veldhoven perform sacred and secular works by Buxtehude, Bach, Hassler and Schein.
Using a chorale melody as a starting point in each half, the director Jos van Veldhoven has devised a programme of music with melodic links threading through each half of this concert, which includes organ works and choral cantatas by Germany's greatest Baroque composers.
This concert was recorded last summer as part of the Utrecht Early Music Festival.
The longer works by Buxtedhude include:
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Herzlich lieb hab' ich dich, o Herr, BuxWV 41
Jesu, meines Lebens, BuxWV 62
Frohlocket mit Händen all Völker, BuxWV 29
Nimm von uns Herr, BuxWV 78
Maria Keohane, Lucia Caihuela, sopranos
Margot Oitzinger, contralto
Thomas Hobbs, tenor
Stephan MacLeod , bass
Netherlands Bach Society
Bart Naessens organ
Jos van Veldhoven, director
Producer Helen Garrison.