Category Archives: Buxtehude

In Search Of Equanimity

Three minutes with the Accentus Insula Orchestra as they perform a little ditty by Dieterich Buxtehude, (1639-1707)  entitled Alleluia. While most of us will recognize some of the works of JS Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and lest we forget, Tchaikovsky, the … Continue reading

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Dietrich Who?

A day or so ago, I mentioned that while taking a road trip, I was looking forward to listening to some of the works of Dietrich Buxtehude. One of my buddies left a comment, Dietrich who? I responded personally but … Continue reading

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Journey To The Stars

Good evening and warm wishes to our friends in and from Canada. The 1970’s and 80’s were the best years for music, and music videos (Except for maybe the years of Bach and Buxtehude.) One of the hottest bands from … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #40

Massimo Gabba plays a well-known piece by Dietrich Buxthude (my favorite composer) on  the new Mascioni organ in Alessandria, one of the rare Italian organs with a high-pressure Tuba stop (400 mm.), Enjoy and you might as well “Turn it … Continue reading

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Throwing It Way Back

My favorite composer is Dietrich Buxtehude and there is nothing like some pipe organ music during Holy Week. Since Buxtehude died in 1707, we are throwing this way back on this Thursday. Praeludium in E Minor, BuxWV 143 “Prelude in … Continue reading

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A Discovery

Yesterday, I discovered Spotify.   Ten years since it was founded, but I’ve rarely been accused of being an early adapter, except for one company we started, but that’s another story. Today, after church, I will spend my day getting … Continue reading

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