BOO, a unique collection of sheet music created in the heart of the Belgian Broadcasting Corporation.
Curious about what BOO has to offer? Here you can find an overview of the different genres in the collection.
Verschillende muzikanten uit de orkesten en ensembles van de Belgische openbare omroep waren ook actief als componist en arrangeur. Zij lieten hun werk achter in BOO maar waren vaak niet gekend bij het grote publiek.
Magnificent manuscripts of unique scores by Belgian composers - these are the Beaux de BOO of the BOO collection.
Our heritage project wants to bring the Public Broadcasting Service's sheet music collection back to life.
A collection that is inextricably linked to the radio medium.
The BOO collection is a treasure trove of big names in Belgian jazz.
A large collection for a small number of instruments.
The public broadcaster had its own choir. This choir performed works from the 'big' repertoire as well as pieces specially written for the choir.
An almost inexhaustible collection with unique arrangements of songs that are engraved in our collective memory.
A collection with a large number of works by Belgian composers.
Compositions in which one soloist steals the show.
No radio without radio tunes!
The works for orchestra and voice in the BOO collection are almost innumerable, which is not surprising since the broadcaster employed both its own orchestras and its own choir.
Since 2019, the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (KCB), School of Arts of the Erasmus University College, has been running the three-year heritage project 'The Sheet Music Collection of the Belgian State Broadcasting Company: from the forgotten pit to the world wide web'.Read more