Composer and organist Dietrich Buxtehude was born in 1637 in Oldesloe, Denmark and died in 1707 in Lübeck, Germany. He composed organ choral, chamber, and orchestral works, chorale preludes and other works for the Lutheran Church, including more than 20 cantatas, among them Membra Jesu Nostri. J. S. Bach so awed by him that he walked 200 miles from Arnstadt to hear Buxtehude play the organ.
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Biographical data for this Lutheran composer. Also recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Brief biography and short summation of his organ works with recommended recordings.
Classic Cat: Buxtehude
Directory of mp3s on the internet that have been made available by their performing artists.
Classical Archives: Dietrich Buxtehude
Biography and audio files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Diderich (Dietrich) Buxtehude, Danish composer (c. 1637-1707)
Brief biography with illustration from Dacapo Records.
Discography of his organ music, including choral preludes from Classical Net Basic Repertoire.
Kunst der Fuge | D. Buxtehude MIDI files
Real performance recorded on MIDI files and MIDI sequences on organ and keyboard music.
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