The LdP Recorders show particular attention to the historical sound realised through as an exact reproduction of the original voicing as possible. These instruments are more and more appreciated by international virtuoso musicians and are used in some of the best recordings of Early Music.

Luca de Paolis, holds a degree in Musicology with honours from the University of Bologna and he specialised in Musical Paleography from the Renaissance Institute in Rome.
He studied recorder with Paolo Capirci and Kees Boeke. In 1991 he wrote the commentary to a facsimile of the treatise “La Fontegara” by Silvestro Ganassi (Rome, SIFD, 1991) that was subsequently translated to Spanish in the “Revista flauta de Pico” (n° 8/9, 1997). With Kees Boeke he co-authored a transcription of the third volume of the Baldwin M.S. (Rome, Garamond, 1995).

De Paolis also collaborated with the “Kees Boeke Consort” in transcribing “Missa Tenor” of the Cod. 89, Castle of the Buonconsiglio – Trento (Italy). The modern premiere of this composition was performed by the Hilliard Ensemble to Festival “Bludenzer tage zeitge-masser musik ’98 (Austria).