Outside the MusicBox

Cris Derksen

December 3, 2020

Composer and cellist Cris Derksen talks about Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, braiding her Cree and Mennonite ancestry, and how her dog might be a witch. 


Useful links:

Spotify playlist for Cris’s pieces  

Spotify playlist for main pieces 

Spotify playlist for final question pieces 


Other useful links:

Modest Mussorgsky 

Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain  

Youtube video of the Night on Bald Mountain bit in the Disney Fantasia movie from 1940

Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition  

What is a Powwow 

Eybler String Quartet 


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Cris’s website: https://www.crisderksen.com/

Facebook: @cris.derksen

Instagram: @cris_derksen 

Cris Derksen on Spotify 

Cris Derksen on Youtube 


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