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BUXTEHUDE: Organ Music
DAVID HAMILTON

Thirteen of the great baroque master's organ works, in fine new performances recorded in January 2007 by David Hamilton, played on the Aubertin organ at the University of Aberdeen.

CD DURATION:  69:25

AUDIO SAMPLE: Praeludium in C (extract)





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Praeludium in G minor, BuxWV149
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV223
Vater unser in Himmelreich, BuxWV219
Nun lob, mein Seel' den Herren, BuxWV212
Ciacona in C minor, BuxWV159
In dulci jubilo, BuxWV197
Magnificat primi toni, BuxWV203
Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BuxWV196
Praeludium in F sharp minor, BuxWV146
Ach Herr, mich armen Sunder, BuxWV178
Fuga in C major, BuxWV174
Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BuxWV211
Praeludium in C major, BuxWV137

review extracts: for full reviews click here
“fine new performances of thirteen of the great baroque master’s organ works… this album makes an excellent introduction to a composer who paved the way for the great J S Bach.” – New Classics
“impeccable performances…Hamilton finds lovely sounds from.. the outstanding instrument. Hamilton provides exemplary programme notes. A worthy addition to the Buxtehude discography.” – Christopher Nickol (Gramophone)
“lovely organ full of beautifully voiced and perfectly complementary stops… impeccable presence and realism [of the] recording. Powerfully paced and gloriously fluent {playing]… a thoroughly enjoyable disc… one of the more imposing releases in this Buxtehude tercentenary year” – Marc Rochester (International Record Review)
“a well-chosen and varied collection…thoughtful registrations, meticulous playing. David Hamilton is clearly something of a specialist in this genre.” - Max Kenworthy (MusicWeb)
“as good a selection as any… expertly played by David Hamilton on an ideal instrument” – Philip Reed (Choir and Organ)