Mit Fried und Freud

Dietrich Buxtehude

Mit Fried und Freud

BuxWV. 76 • “With peace and joy”

About this work...

This seven-minute composition is far from being a cantata as the term is commonly understood (a multi-section vocal composition), and even less so according to the usage of Buxtehude's own time, which reserved "cantata" for secular compositions. For once we know in this case the date and occasion of a Buxtehude cantata...