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Chaconne in E minor

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Dietrich Buxtehude

Dietrich Buxtehude (trans. Mari van Gils)

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This work bears the designation BuxWV 160.

General Info

Year: 1875-76 / 2000?
Duration: c. 6:30
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Organ
Publisher: Mari van Gils
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


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Program Notes

The notable Chaconna in E minor, BuxWV 160, is in ¾ metre, building at once on the ground in the pedals, four descending notes. This is occasionally varied by embellishment, while above the composer weaves a series of impressive variations.

- Program Note by Keith Anderson for Naxos CD Dietrich Buxtehude: Organ Music Vol. 2


State Ratings

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