Te Deum laudamus

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Dietrich Buxtehude

Te Deum laudamus in E Minor

BuxWV. 218

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This is Buxtehude's largest and possibly also his most grand cantus firmus-based composition. It couples many of Buxtehude's different compositional styles into one large entity. It sets the Te deum chant from the Gregorian repertoire. The chant is fairly long, and Buxtehude marks periodically in the score what portion... read more