"Created in 1996 by Laurence POTTIER, all the musicians Mademoiselle de Guise aim to rediscover the old repertoire from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century in a way educational and entertaining. The ensemble, varying in size from 4 to 40 instrumentalists and singers (or vocal soloists' singers Mlle de Guise ") is made up of musicians from the Paris area who play on instruments used at the time, originals or copies .
In 1999, Les Musiciens Mademoiselle de Guise recorded a disk at Bayard Music, "Christmas for the instrument s", devoted to composers Marc Antoine Charpentier, Michel Richard Delalande, Michel Corrette and Esprit Philippe Chédeville. In 2001, "Croc'Baroque" (Songs for children of the 16, 17 and 18th centuries), an educational disc, is registered in collaboration with a choir of children, Petit chorus of Miss de Guise, at Bayard and distributed by Music Agreement Universal.
Laurence Pottier is an instrumentalist as well as a musicologist. She earned a Masters degree in 1989 at La Sorbonne on "The recorder in Italy in the sixteenth century", and in 1993, a doctorate in musicology: "The repertoire of the recorder in France in the Baroque era. "
She participates in chamber music ensembles or a soloist, where she is interested in the relationship between music and dance ancient and contemporary as well as collaborates with the groups "ChapitreXVI" and "Chorégraphe".
She recorded in 1996 the set of suites of Jacques Hotteterre said "Roman" with Ph.Allain-Dupré, Ph.Pierlot and Y. Uyama-Bouvard (label Naxos). Uyama-Bouvard (label Naxos). Holder of CA she teaches recorder and runs regular courses in France and Brazil.
Laurence Pottier published in "The recorder in the seventeenth century" an article on the iconography of the recorder in France in the seventeenth century, following a lecture at the International Symposium Recorder of Utrecht in 1993. She also published in 1996 in Zurfluh, all three recorder methods in France of the Baroque era (Hotteterre, Freillon-Poncein and Loulié). " (Google translation) Visit website for more information. (ed.)
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