Buxtehude and his Circle

Dacapo Records
Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (artistic director)

Released February 2016

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Dietrich Buxtehude was not only the greatest organ virtuoso of his time and a celebrated composer of both sacred and secular music; he was also a highly enterprising and innovative artist with a unique ability to form networks around himself. This CD, conceived by Theatre of Voices and Paul Hillier, gives a rare insight into the circle around Buxtehude – a musical circle of time, place, friendships, teacher-pupil relationships and even family ties; a network of excellent composers from northern German musician families, all of whom worked in or migrated to Scandinavia in the course of the 1600s.

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Buxtehude and his Circle


1. Christian Geist: Dixit Dominus Domino meo 5:49

2. Dietrich Buxtehude: Jesu, meine Freude, BuxWV 60 11:27

3. Nicolaus Bruhns: De profundis clamavi 11:55

4. Franz Tunder: Dominus illuminatio mea 9:04

5. Christian Geist: Die mit Tränen säen 10:01

6. Dietrich Buxtehude: Gott, hilf mir, BuxWV 34 15:44

7. Kaspar Förster: Confitebor tibi Domine 11:27

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