Dietrich Buxtehude


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Buxtehude, Dietrich

(dē`trĭkh bo͝oks'təho͞o`də), c.1637–1707, Danish composer and organist. From 1668 until his death he was organist at Lübeck, where he established a famous series of evening concerts that attracted musicians from all over northern Germany. On one occasion J. S. Bach walked about 200 miles (320 km) to hear these concerts, and his own style was much influenced by Buxtehude's choral, orchestral, and organ music. His best-known works are freely developed organ fugues and concerted choral music.
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Among his ambitious projects are the recordings of the complete Bach cantatas, as well as the opera omnia of Dietrich Buxtehude.
Andrew Nelson, church organist and a Kauffman Faculty Fellow and assistant professor of Management at the University of Oregon, will focus on the music of Dietrich Buxtehude, while the Evensong choir, directed by Lucy Strandlien will be dedicated to Richard Proulx, American composer and choral editor.
Tomorrow, Huddersfield Singers will celebrate the epic trek made by 21-year-old Johann Sebastian Bach who in 1705 is said to have walked 260 miles across Germany from Arnstadt to Lbeck to hear the Danish organist Dietrich Buxtehude play.
Bach, Dietrich Buxtehude, Heinrich Scheidemann, Eugne Gigout and Guy Weitz.
As interest in the music of Dietrich Buxtehude and his north German contemporaries intensifies, one often hears the term stylus phantasticus used routinely by scholars and performers of German baroque music.
En 1937, Carlos Chavez (1899-1978) lleva a cabo su magistral orquestacion (y glosa) de la Chacona en mi menor, para organo, de Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707).
From a somewhat later period comes the selection of works by Nicolaus Bruhns and Dietrich Buxtehude (Chandos CHAN 0539, rec 1992), played by Piet Kee on the restored organ of Roskilde Cathedral in Denmark.
An organ concert by Julia Brown will feature works by Dietrich Buxtehude, Heinrich Scheidemann, Vincent Lbeck, Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn.
Questions about the early life and education of Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) are controversial to this day.
concert will feature organist Julia Brown performing works by Dietrich Buxtehude, Heinrich Scheidemann, Vincent Lbeck, Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn.
Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Johann Ludwig Krebs, Josef Rheinberger and Dietrich Buxtehude - will include solo organ repertoire as well as works for oboe and organ and English horn and organ.
Those who are familiar with Beckmann's elegant and thorough editions of numerous North German organ works of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (including the complete organ works of Georg B[ddot{o}]hm, Dietrich Buxtehude, Franz Tunder, Johann Gottfried Walther, and others) will be touched by this gracious invitation to participate in the work of such a probing scholar.