Buxtehude: Sacred Cantatas

Buxtehude: Sacred Cantatas

     
 

As presented here, there's an essential simplicity about Buxtehude's cantatas: understated, elegant, and all the more beautiful for it. If there aren't quite the unforgettable melodies of Bach at his best, the settings are still sympathetic with some lovely illustrative touches left to the violins, whose straight, almost reedy tone works really well alongside the…  See more details below

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As presented here, there's an essential simplicity about Buxtehude's cantatas: understated, elegant, and all the more beautiful for it. If there aren't quite the unforgettable melodies of Bach at his best, the settings are still sympathetic with some lovely illustrative touches left to the violins, whose straight, almost reedy tone works really well alongside the crystal-clear sopranos of Emma Kirkby and Suzie LeBlanc.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/25/2003
Label:
Chandos
UPC:
0095115069127
catalogNumber:
691
Rank:
134409

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Tracks

  1. Ich habe Lust abzuscheiden (revision of BuxWV46), for SSB voices, 2 violins, violone & continuo, BuxWV 47  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Peter Harvey  - Emma Kirkby  - Suzie LeBlanc  - Nicole Valencia  -  Purcell Quartet
  2. Salve, Jesu, Patris gnate unigenite, for SS voices, 2 violins & continuo, BuxWV 94  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Emma Kirkby  - Suzie LeBlanc  - Nicole Valencia  -  Purcell Quartet
  3. Jesu dulcis memoria, for 2 sopranos, 2 violins, bassoon & continuo, BuxWV 56  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Emma Kirkby  - Suzie LeBlanc  - Nicole Valencia  -  Purcell Quartet
  4. Mein Herz ist bereit, for bass, 3 violins, violone & continuo, BuxWV 73  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Peter Harvey  - Clare Salaman  - Nicole Valencia  -  Purcell Quartet
  5. Fugue for organ in C major, BuxWV 174  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Nicole Valencia  - Robert Woolley
  6. Cantate Domino canticum novum, for SSB voices & continuo, BuxWV 12  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Richard Boothby  - Gery Bramall  - Peter Harvey  - Emma Kirkby  - Suzie LeBlanc  - Nicole Valencia  - Robert Woolley
  7. Ich halte es dafür, for SB voices, violin, violetta, violone & continuo, BuxWV 48  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Peter Harvey  - Suzie LeBlanc  - Nicole Valencia  -  Purcell Quartet
  8. Herr, wenn ich nur dich hab (Lord, have I but thee), for soprano, 2 violins & continuo, BuxWV 38  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Suzie LeBlanc  - Nicole Valencia  -  Purcell Quartet
  9. Jesu meine Freude, for SSB voices, 2 violins, bassoon & continuo, BuxWV 60  - Dietrich Buxtehude  - Gery Bramall  - Peter Harvey  - Emma Kirkby  - Suzie LeBlanc  - Nicole Valencia  -  Purcell Quartet

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