Le Miroir de Musique

An ensemble specialised in the music of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, from the golden age of the troubadours to the humanist movements of the 16th century.
Directed by Baptiste Romain.

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Le Miroir de Musique is an ensemble specialised in the music of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, from the golden age of the troubadours to the humanist movements of the 16th century. Directed by Baptiste Romain (vielle, renaissance violin, lira da braccio, bagpipes), the ensemble is based in Basel (CH) and brings together the most prolific of the new generation of early music performers, many of whom are graduates of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.

The image of a Mirror of Music is borrowed from Jacques de Liège’s treatise (Speculum Musicae), and reflects our goal of painting a vivid picture of medieval and Renaissance music, in a spirit of fidelity to the original sources.

Le Miroir de Musique has performed at the Early Music Festival Utrecht (NL), Tage Alter Musik Regensburg (D), Laus Polyphoniae Antwerp (B), Rencontres du Thoronet (F), Festival de Lanvellec, Musicales du Trophée (La Turbie / Monaco), Montalbâne (D), Fiori Musicali Parma (IT), Forum Alte Musik Zürich (CH) Sastamala Gregoriana (FI), Fide & Amore (PL), Wonderfeel (NL), Festival Espazos Sonoros (Galice, E), Musiksommer am Zürichsee (CH), Radovljica Festival (SL), Song of our Roots Jaroslaw (PL), Siglurfjördur Festival (IS) Nuits de Septembre, Liège (B), CIMM St Guilhem-le-Désert, and in numerous concert series such as Freunde Alter Musik in Basel (CH), Les Goûts Réunis Lausanne (CH), Oude Muziek Netwerk (NL), Mischeli Konzerte Reinach (CH), Vocalises Belfort (F), Forum Alter Musik Augsburg (D), Les Riches Heures de Valère Sion (CH), Musique Ancienne à Sainte Marie Mulhouse (F), Voix et Route Romane Alsace (F), Sternschuppen Zürich (CH)…

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Discographic releases

2021 Johannes Martini & La Fleur de Biaulté, (c.1430-1497), psalms, chansons, instrumental music, motets, mass movements

2019 Gaude Felix Padua : Johannes de Lymburgia (fl.1430) motets, hymns, mass mouvements (RIC405)

2018 In Seculum Viellatoris : the medieval vielle (RIC388)

2017 Secret Consolations: Johannes Tinctoris (c.1435-1511) chansons, motets, mass mouvements, instrumental music (RIC380)

2016 Arnold & Hugo De Lantins, Secular Works: French & Italian love songs in Venice around 1420 (RIC365)

2015 Sulla Lira, the voice of Orpheus: the art of recitation – lira da braccio – lirone (RIC354)

2013 The Birth of the Violin: the first violins and their repertoire 1500-1550) (RIC333)

Johannes Martini & La Fleur de Biaulté (c.1430-1497)

Psalms, chansons, instrumental music, motets, mass movements

2021

(RIC430)

Gaude Felix Padua : Johannes de Lymburgia (fl.1430)

Motets, hymns, mass mouvements
2019

(RIC405)

In Seculum Viellatoris : the medieval vielle

2018

(RIC388)

Secret Consolations: Johannes Tinctoris (c.1435-1511)

Chansons, motets, mass mouvements, instrumental music
2017

(RIC380)

Arnold & Hugo De Lantins, Secular Works: French & Italian love songs in Venice around 1420

2016

(RIC365)

Sulla Lira, the voice of Orpheus: the art of recitation

Lira da braccio – lirone
2015

(RIC354)

The Birth of the Violin: the first violins and their repertoire (1500-1550)

2013

(RIC333)

Music

Hugo de Lantinis, Per amor de costey

by Le Miroir de Musique | Arnold & Hugo de Lantins: Secular Works (Ricercar)

Concerts

baptiste@baptisteromain.com

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Basel, Switzerland