"Luca de Paolis, holds a degree in musicology with honours from the Bologna University, moreover he specialized in musical paleography from the Renaissance Institute in Rome. He has studied recorder with Paolo Capirci and kees Boeke. He has published the commentary to a recently published facsimile of the treatise "La Fontegara" by Silvestro Ganassi (Rome, SIFD, 1991), traslate in Spanish on the "Revista flauta de Pico" (n° 8/9, 1997).and is the co-author with Kees Boeke of a transcription of the third volume of the Baldwin M.S. (Rome, Garamond, 1995).
He has collaborated with the "Kees Boeke Consort" in transcribing "Missa Tenor" of the Cod. 89, Castle of the Buonconsiglio - Treno (Italy). At the first time this composition was performed by the Hilliard Ensemble to Festival the "Bludenzer tage zeitgemasser musik '98 (Austria).
For over fifteen years, he produce and restore the historical recorders. He makes medioeval recorder in Pythagorean tune, renaissance recorders in Ganassi and Van Eyck styles, cylindrical bore recorders after those by P. Grece and Rafi in the Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna, as wel as baroque recorders after Bressan, Denner, Stanesby Jr., Steenbergen and Hallett. Woods used include Italian box, ebony, maple, olive, pear, thorn bush and other fruitwoods. As constructor is particularly careful to the cure of the historical sound realized through one exact reproduction of the original voicing. His instruments are more and more appreciate to international vituosos musicians. " Visit website for more information. (ed)
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