-“Cantate Domino,” Dietrich Buxtehude
Beneath the lofty Gothic of the church whose netted vaulting swayed with a ghostly life in the play of the sparse lights, I heard pieces by Buxtehude, Pachelbel, Bach and Haydn. I had gone the old beloved way once more.
–Steppenwolf, Hermann Hesse
Dietrich Buxtehude was a seventeenth-century Danish-German composer of Baroque organ and vocal music.