Dieterich Buxtehude

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The anly survivin portrait o Buxtehude, playin a viol, frae A muisical pairty bi Johannes Voorhout (1674)

Dieterich Buxtehude (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːtəʁɪç bʊkstəˈhuːdə]; Dens: Diderich, pronounced [ˈdiðəʁɪk buksdəˈhuːðə]; c. 1637/39 – 9 Mey 1707) wis a Dens-German organist an componer o the Baroque period. His organ wirks represent a central pairt o the staundart organ repertoire an are frequently performed at recitals an in kirk services. He componed in a wide variety o vocal an instrumental idioms, an his style strangly influenced mony componers, includin Johann Sebastian Bach. The day, Buxtehude is considered ane o the maist important componers in Germany o the mid-Baroque.