ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Maggie Urquhart

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Name: Maggie Urquhart
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Watkins Hall
Presentation Title: Rediscovering a distant sound world; a presentation on two violones
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Lecture/Performance
Genre: Historic Performance Practice

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Margaret Urquhart is the first bassist of the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, of which she has been a member since 1986. She has performed with many leading early music ensembles world-wide, including the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, the Nederlandse Bachvereniging, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the English Concert, and Collegium Vocale Gent.She teaches violone at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and the Amsterdam Conservatory, and has given masterclasses in China, the USA, and across Europe. She is presently completing a PhD on the violone in Bach's music at the Orpheus Institute Gent and Leiden University. She owns three original early basses: a Gagliano 16' bass, an 8' Krouchdaler, and an 8' Busch, and performs on four stringed 16' tuning, Viennese tuning, and various 8' violone tunings. 

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