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Jostein Gundersen

Associate Professor
  • E-mailJostein.Gundersen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 69 76+47 971 67 781
  • Visitor Address
    Jon Lunds plass 3
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5020 Bergen

Artistic Research fields:


Historically informed performance (Middle Ages - Baroque)


Contemporary music performance


Early Music Ensemble


History of western classical music

Music theory

Academic writing

Supervisor for Master-students in Performance

Supervisor for third cycle artistc research fellows / applicants

Music Theory (for the talent-programme "Young Musicians")

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Mouvance. Approaches to re-enacting medieval music. VIS – Nordic Journal for Artistic Research.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2010. Improvisasjon. Diminusjonspraksis fra 1350 til 1700.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Improvisasjon over flerstemt musikk fra 1350-1700.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)


Angelica biltà. Music by Landini, Machaut, Dufay, Buene. LAWO Classics. To be released 2014. (Artistic direction, author CD-booklet)

Spinato intorno al cor. Music by Antonio Zacara da Teramo. LAWO CLassics (LWC1026) (Artistic direction, author CD-booklet)

A Holberg Recital I: A taste of Italy (Corelli, Marcello, Pepusch). Bergen Barokk. Bergen Digital Studio (producer)

A Holberg Recital II Alla francese (Marais, Dieupart etc.). Bergen Barokk. Bergen Digital Studio (performer)

A Holberg Recital III A Copenhagen mix. Thielo, Scheibe, Telemann, Weise m.fl. Bergen Barokk. Bergen Digital Studio (producer)



HIP in AR. An essay on the relation between methods and goals in historically informed performance and artistic research. Forthcoming.

Überlegungen und Übungen zur Verbesserung der Fingerfertigkeit. (Methodical text published in two parts.) Tibia, 2010.

Bergen Medieval Music Days

(Yearly festival. See www.bmmd.no)

Associate professor, Grieg Academy - Institute of music

Lecturer for Historical Improvisation at Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy", Leipzig


Graduated Artistic Research Fellow, the National Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowships Programme (parallel to academic PhD-programmes), 2009. Project: Improvisation of diminutions 1350-1700. Supervisors: Hans Knut Sveen, Einar Røttingen, Maurice van Lieshout (Saar), Pedro Memelsdorff (Barcelona)

Corso di perfezionamento, Università Roma Tor Vergata, 2008

Cand. Philol., UiB 2004

Konzertexamen Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg 2003

Pedagogical exam, UiB, 2001

Cand.mag., UiB 2000