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Buxtehude: Abendmusiken / Fortin, Meunier, Ensemble Masques, Vox Luminis


Release Date: 06/08/2018 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 287  
Composer:  Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier FortinSebastian N. Myrus
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox LuminisEnsemble Masques
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews



The Abendmusiken were a legendary concert series organized by Buxtehude in Lübeck. Even Johann Sebastian Bach travelled a long way to attend these concerts of sacred and instrumental music and met the master Dietrich Buxtehude, the most famous organist in Europe. To mark the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, Vox Luminis and the Ensemble Masques have come together to perform a programme of cantatas (Gott hilf mir, denn das Wasser geht mir bis an die Seele, BuxWV 34 | Befiehl dem Engel, dass er komm, BuxWV 10 | Jesu, meine Freude, BuxWV 60 | Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, o Herr, BuxWV 41) and instrumental pieces (Sonatas BuxWV 255 and 261). The recording
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Works on This Recording

1.
Gott hilf mir, BuxWV 34 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord), Sebastian N. Myrus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis,  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
2.
Sonata for Violin, Viola da Gamba and Basso Continuo in A minor, BuxWV 272 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
3.
Befiehl dem Engel, dass er komm, BuxWV 10 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis,  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
4.
Jesu meine Freude, BuxWV 60 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis,  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
5.
Sonata for Violin, Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord in B flat major, Op. 1 no 4/BuxWV 255 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1694; Lübeck, Germany 
6.
Herzlich lieb, hab ich dich o Herr, BuxWV 41 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis,  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
7.
Sonata for Viola da Gamba, Violone and Basso Continuo in D major, BuxWV 267 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
8.
Jesu, meines Lebens Leben, BuxWV 62 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Olivier Fortin (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Lionel Meunier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vox Luminis,  Ensemble Masques
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 

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