Outside the MusicBox:

Check out our podcast, Outside the MusicBox, on PodBean!

Come hang out with Emma and Chloe, creators of MusicBox, while they explore a new piece each episode. This podcast features interviews with guest musicians about music they love. No prior knowledge necessary: you don’t need to know how a violin works, when Mozart was born or where Beethoven lived, just come along and let us help you explore this music for yourself! 

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Kristian Bezuidenhout Outside the MusicBox

Keyboardist Kristian Bezuidenhout talks about Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, obsessing over recordings as a teenager, and the dichotomy of Bach as both a total genius and also just a working guy.   Useful links: Spotify playlist for Kristian’s pieces  Spotify playlist for main pieces  Spotify playlist for final question pieces    Other useful links: Johann Sebastian Bach  St. Matthew Passion background information  English translation of St. Matthew Passion text  Thomaskirche (St. Thomas Church) in Leipzig, Germany, where St. Matthew Passion was premiered  History of St. Matthew Passion being performed in the Netherlands  John Eliot Gardiner  John Eliot Gardiner’s 1989 recording of St. Matthew Passion Recitative  Aria  Arioso  Chorale  Viola da Gamba, or Viol/Gamba for short  Basso Continuo, or Continuo for short  A discussion on some problematic aspects of the Bach Passions    Support Kristian: Kris Bezuidenhout’s website, where you can purchase CDs: http://kristianbezuidenhout.com/    Get in touch with us! DONATE: PayPal.Me/OutsideMusicBox  Facebook: @MusicBoxConcerts  Instagram: @musicboxconcerts Twitter: @OutsideMusicBox Email: concerts.musicbox@gmail.com Website: http://www.musicboxconcerts.com
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