Podcast: Recording of the Month – Bach's St John Passion

The Dunedin Consort's thrilling new recording

Bach's St John Passion
Published: March 25, 2013 at 9:25 am

The Recording of the Month in our April issue is a thrilling new disc of Bach's St John Passion, performed by the Dunedin Consort and John Butt. For this landmark recording, Butt has recreated the liturgical context in which the Passion would have first been heard.

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In this podcast, editor Oliver Condy and reviews editor Rebecca Franks discuss this new disc, and play extracts from it. And for a full review of the recording, an interview with John Butt and recommendations of further discs to listen to, buy a copy of our April issue, on sale now.

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Rebecca Franks
Rebecca FranksJournalist, Critic and former Managing Editor of BBC Music Magazine

Rebecca Franks is the former Managing Editor of BBC Music Magazine and a regular classical music critic for The Times. She is currently writing her first children's book.

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