…A selection of works by the great North German seventeenth-century organist Dieterich Buxtehude, played by several of his many modern champions, and a new work by Ludwig Lenel based on Buxtehude themes.
DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in E-minor, BuxWV 142 Peter Sweeney (1976 Jones organ/St. Muredach's Cathedral, Ballina, Ireland)
DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in g minor, BuxWV 149 Michael Chapuis (1969 Kern organ/St. Maximin Church, Thionville, Alsace)
We don't know the exact place or date of Buxtehude's birth, but historians set the year as 1637, making 1987 his 350th anniversary.