Les Menestriers

Les Menestriers was founded by Yves Audard, Jean-Pierre Batt, Daniel Dossmann, Bernard Pierrot and Julien Skowron in 1970 in order to address the increased relevance of medieval music in the contemporary music scene. They deliberately adopted the "minstrel" designation, and presented the repertory as a living art in contact with the Earth. The group's membership later changed dramatically, with lutenist Bernard Pierrot as the remaining figure. The group was apparently disbanded by 1980.

This discography is presumably complete. Please let us know of any additional information.

Saltarello
Les Menestriers
Disques du Cavalier BP2 001
Il etait une fillete
Les Menestriers
Disques du Cavalier BP2 002
Domino
Les Menestriers
Disques du Cavalier BP2 003
Hastu point vu
Attaignant, Dowland, Muset, etc.
Les Menestriers
Disques du Cavalier BP2 004
Vive Henri IV
Attaingnant, Dowland, Janequin, etc.
Les Menestriers
Disques du Cavalier BP2 005
Chanson légère à entendre
Les Menestriers
RCA FTL1 0133
Le Bouvier
Les Menestriers
Cavalier: RCA PL 37058
Mandrin
Les Menestriers
Le Chant Du Monde LDX-74673
Renaissance
Les Menestriers
Le Chant du Monde LDX 74727

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