Dietrich Buxtehude

Prelude in G Minor

BuxWV. 149

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This praeludium in G minor is one of Buxtehude's better-known and frequently played organ works. It is in five sections: three non-fugal sections and two fugues. Buxtehude opens this particular praeludium with a bass ostinato section rather than the typical free toccata passage. The ostinato Buxtehude employs is rather... read more