Dietrich Buxtehude

Chaconne in E Minor

BuxWV. 160

About this work...

This Ciacona -- lasting just under six minutes -- may be a brief work, but it is a substantial one nonetheless, offering more than modest evidence to bolster the commonly held view that Buxtehude was the most important composer for organ before Bach. This masterly piece, written in 3/4 time, presents a stately theme an... read more