Dietrich Buxtehude

Fugue in C Major

BuxWV. 174

About this work...

This is one of Buxtehude's most popular keyboard pieces. It is cast in the style of a gigue and is thus similar in this aspect to his fugues, BuxWV 166 and 170. The latter two, however, feature three fugue sections each and use the gigue style in only the second fugue. This C major effort is made up of a single fugue a... read more