Dietrich Buxtehude

Canzona in C Major

BuxWV. 166

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This canzona in C major is the longest of the extant Buxtehude canzonas. The canzona was becoming an archaic genre by the end of the seventeenth century when Buxtehude was active. It was an imitative genre often multi-sectional. Like in Frescobaldi's canzonas Buxtehude often separates different imitative sections with ... read more