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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

Overview

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:
153499

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Tracks

  1. Ich habe Lust abzuscheiden (revision of BuxWV46), for SSB voices, 2 violins, violone & continuo, BuxWV 47
  2. Salve, Jesu, Patris gnate unigenite, for SS voices, 2 violins & continuo, BuxWV 94
  3. Jesu dulcis memoria, for 2 sopranos, 2 violins, bassoon & continuo, BuxWV 56
  4. Mein Herz ist bereit, for bass, 3 violins, violone & continuo, BuxWV 73
  5. Fugue for organ in C major, BuxWV 174
  6. Cantate Domino canticum novum, for SSB voices & continuo, BuxWV 12
  7. Ich halte es dafür, for SB voices, violin, violetta, violone & continuo, BuxWV 48
  8. Herr, wenn ich nur dich hab (Lord, have I but thee), for soprano, 2 violins & continuo, BuxWV 38
  9. Jesu meine Freude, for SSB voices, 2 violins, bassoon & continuo, BuxWV 60

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