The Royal Wind Music

Double sextet of renaissance recorders founded by Paul Leenhouts, specialised in Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian and English music written between 1520 and 1640.

Welcome to the website of The Royal Wind Music: a unique consort of renaissance recorders founded by Paul Leenhouts. They perform on a collection of instruments made by Adriana Breukink and Bob Marvin that ranges from the twelve-inch sopranino to the sub-contrabass measuring over ten feet. The thirteen members of the ensemble, originally from Austria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom, all studied at the Amsterdam Conservatoire.

Crowd funding: Open Recorder Days Amsterdam 2015
After an unforgettable and very successful first edition in 2012, recorder players from all over the world will come together again in Amsterdam between 14-17 May, 2015 during the ...
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Francesca Clements
Francesca was born in 1987 in Ipswich, England. In 2005 she began her recorder studies at Birmingham Conservatoire with Ross Winters and Annabel Knight and in 2009 was awarded a First Class Honours...
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December 20, 2015

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Topstukken & Kopstukken / Top of the Blocks
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A Noble Noyse of Musicke
This recording was presented during the 10th anniversary celebration hold on November 27, 2007. In addition to the recorder consort, you can listen to guest musicians Christopher Field (counterteno...
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Giovanni Maria Trabaci (c1575-1647): Gagliarda Seconda detta La Scabrosetta

Arrangement, diminutions and direction: Paul Leenhouts
Video by Daniël Brüggen
Sound recording by La Tirana SL - José María Martín Valverde

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