Buxtehude & His Circle / Hillier, Theatre of Voices

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Dietrich Buxtehude was not only the greatest organ virtuoso of his time and a celebrated composer of both sacred and secular music; he was also a highly enterprising and innovative artist with a unique ability to form networks around himself. This CD, conceived by Theatre of Voices and Paul Hillier, gives a rare insight into the circle around Buxtehude – a musical circle of time, place, friendships, teacher-pupil relationships and even family ties; a network of excellent composers from northern German musician families, all of whom worked in or migrated to Scandinavia in the course of the 1600s.



These compositions are stylistically all of a piece with one another and make for a splendid recital. And there are few artists as well equipped to perform this repertoire than Paul Hillier and his Theatre of Voices ensemble.

– Fanfare

Product Description:

  • Catalog Number: 6220634

  • UPC: 747313163465

  • Label: Dacapo

  • Composer: Christian Geist, Dietrich Buxtehude, Franz Tunder, Kaspar Forster, Nicolaus Bruhns

  • Conductor: Paul Hillier

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Theatre of Voices