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Dietrich Buxtehude: Harpsichord Works, Vol. 1

Simone Stella

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"Four Stars ... Stella sets well-ordered lucidity above unfettered flamboyance ... he’s an unfailingly intelligent and revealing guide to a body of work that cries out to be better known."
- BBC Music Magazine

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1
Aria and 3 variations in D Minor, BuxWV 248, "Rofilis"
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:09
Suite in G Major, BuxWV 240  
2
I. Allemande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:27
3
II. Courante
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:07
4
III. Sarabande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:44
5
IV. Gigue
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
0:59
Suite in E Minor, BuxWV 237  
6
I. Allemande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
3:01
7
II. Courante
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:36
8
III. Sarabande I
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:48
9
IV. Sarabande II
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:50
10
V. Gigue
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:37
11
Canzona in C Major, BuxWV 166
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
4:39
Suite in D Minor, BuxWV 234  
12
I. Allemande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:39
13
II. Double
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:26
14
III. Courante
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:21
15
IV. Double
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:31
16
V. Sarabande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:25
17
VI. Sarabande II
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:49
Suite in D Major, BuxWV 232  
18
I. Allemande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:15
19
II. Courante
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:41
20
Courante in D Minor, BuxWV Anh. 6
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:40
Suite in G Minor, BuxWV 242  
21
I. Allemande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:46
22
II. Courante
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:52
23
III. Sarabande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:07
24
IV. Gigue
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
0:55
Suite in C Major, BuxWV 227  
25
I. Allemande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:58
26
II. Courante
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:12
27
III. Sarabande
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
2:00
28
IV. Gigue
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
1:40
29
Auf meinen lieben Gott, BuxWV 179
Dietrich Buxtehude; Simone Stella
4:49
Total Playing Time    64:03
"... there is a great deal to admire here. There’s no question that Stella has the proper Buxtehude style, which is to play with irregular meter and with the parts of both hands slightly out of synch much of the time, which creates a weird tension. He also dances and sparkles in several of the allemandes, particularly the one that begins Auf meinen lieben Gott."
- Fanfare

Italian musician Simone Stella presents a comprehensive overview of the harpsichord music of Dietrich Buxtehude, a composer seen by many as J.S. Bach’s true predecessor. This is the first volume in Stella's four-album series of Buxtehude’s complete works for harpsichord, including suites in the popular French style, several pieces that can be played effectively on both organ and harpsichord (preludes, fugues, canzonas and choral elaborations) and variations on arias, which showcase the composer’s creativity and ability to write in a variety of styles. Stella has also recorded and performed Buxtehude's complete organ music.
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