Buxtehude: Organ Music

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Catalogue No: DDA 25041
EAN/UPC: 809730504129
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Release Date: February 2007
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Discs: 1
Sample: Praeludium in C (extract)

Thirteen of the great baroque master’s organ works, in fine new performances recorded in January 2007 by David Hamilton, played on the Aubertin organ at the University of Aberdeen.

Track Listing

    Dietrich Buxtehude:

  1. Praeludium in G minor, BuxWV 149 (8:35)
  2. Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV223 (8:36)
  3. Vater unser in Himmelreich, BuxWV219 (2:51)
  4. Nun lob, mein Seel’ den Herren, BuxWV212 (3:55)
  5. Ciacona in C minor, BuxWV159 (6:46)
  6. In dulci jubilo, BuxWV197 (1:53)
  7. Magnificat primi toni, BuxWV203 (9:08)
  8. Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BuxWV196 (3:37)
  9. Praeludium in F sharp minor, BuxWV146 (8:10)
  10. Ach Herr, mich armen Sunder, BuxWV178 (3:49)
  11. Fuga in C major, BuxWV174 (3:07)
  12. Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BuxWV211 (1:53)
  13. Praeludium in C major, BuxWV137 (5:36)

Reviews

International Record Review

lovely organ full of beautifully voiced and perfectly complementary stops… impeccable presence and realism [of the] recording. Powerfully paced and gloriously fluent {playing]… a thoroughly enjoyable disc… one of the more imposing releases in this Buxtehude tercentenary year

” —Marc Rochester
Gramophone

impeccable performances…Hamilton finds lovely sounds from.. the outstanding instrument. Hamilton provides exemplary programme notes. A worthy addition to the Buxtehude discography.

” —Christopher Nickol
Choir And Organ

as good a selection as any… expertly played by David Hamilton on an ideal instrument

” —Philip Reed
MusicWeb

a well-chosen and varied collection…thoughtful registrations, meticulous playing. David Hamilton is clearly something of a specialist in this genre.

” —Max Kenworthy
New Classics

fine new performances of thirteen of the great baroque master’s organ works… this album makes an excellent introduction to a composer who paved the way for the great J S Bach.