Baroque Bytes

Digital resource of the EUBO Mobile Baroque Academy

Bach’s Gavotte

9th March 2017

Listen to EUBO and Alfredo Bernardini (director & oboe) play JS Bach’s Gavotte from the Orchestral Suite No 4 in D, BWV 1069a The original version of Bach’s fourth Suite, of which the autograph is lost, is scored for three oboes, bassoon and strings, whereas a later version employs trumpets and timpani to whom Bach […]

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#EUBO1685 Campaign

13th January 2017

We launched the 1685 campaign commemorating the year of birth of the composers JS Bach GF Handel D Scarlatti to ensure EUBO can carry on their legacy. To give your support to the work of EUBO, donate now. Watch the videos below to hear what EUBO alumni and artists have to say about the orchestra.

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Preparation for Auditions

In this podcast Margaret Faultless and Emma Wilkinson discuss auditions and share advice on how to apply for work in professional orchestras. Listen to the following two episodes to deepen your knowledge of application and preparation for professional auditions. Episode 1 (12 min.) – Application Episode 2 (8 min. 30 sec) – Repertoire & Presentation

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Interview with Alfredo Bernardini

30th November 2016

We took a moment to chat to director and oboist Alfredo Bernardini about baroque music and EUBO. Hear what he has also to say about performing Bach’s Cantatas with the young and talented musicians of EUBO and the Barock Vokal project of Hochschule für Musik Mainz. The residency to rehearse the cantatas is organised in […]

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Concerto for Two Oboes

26th September 2016

Oboists Neven Lesage and Miriam Jorde Hompanera perform Vivaldi’s Concerto for 2 oboes in d minor RV535 with EUBO, under the direction of violinist Margaret Faultless, in October and November 2016. Ahead of the rehearsals and performances, they took the time to discuss with Noora Heiskanen from the EUBO office interesting details about the piece […]

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16th September 2016 – a webradio dedicated to early music! aims at promoting young artists, festivals and series of concerts as well as at stimulating discussions about early music with regularly-scheduled broadcasts, podcasts, and time-zone-based replays 24/7/365. The programmes also feature recordings of the events celebrating the European Day of Early Music, organised annually on 21 […]

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Writing a Biography

6th July 2016

Have you been asked for a biography which will be published in a concert programme, website or printed publication? Listen to what Emma and Noora from the EUBO Mobile Baroque Academy have to say about writing a short biography. To better understand the examples given in this podcast view the pdf version. Conventionally, the structure […]

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Facts about Baroque Cello

6th May 2016

In this podcast cellists Candela Gómez Bonet and Ester Domingo Sancho, members of the European Union Baroque Orchestra, tell about the special features of the baroque cello.

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About Specialising in HIP

27th April 2016

In this podcast Ellen Bundy, violinist of EUBO, offers some practical advice to music students who are interested in historically informed performance (HIP) practice and would like to specialise in period performance.

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Playing the Harpsichord

21st March 2016

In this podcast harpsichordist Andreas Westermann, member of EUBO, gives an insight into playing the harpsichord and explains differences between the piano and the harpsichord.

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