The Royal Wind Music

Double sextet of renaissance recorders founded by Paul Leenhouts, specialized 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, Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands, Portugal, South Korea, Spain and the United Kingdom, all studied at the Amsterdam Conservatoire.

Grant from The NAF & end of crowd-founding project
The Cultural Committee of The Netherland-America Foundation has approved a grant of $2,000 to support the performance of The Royal Wind Music at ...
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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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October 03, 2014

Stiftskirche Enger
Kirchplatz 1
32130 Enger (D)


A Cosmography of Polyphony
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The Flute-Heaven of the Gods
The well-known 17th century recorder player and carillonneur Jacob van Eyck improvised on popular tunes from his time, like Amarilli mia bella by Giulio Caccini or the Lachrimae Antiqu...
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Cipriano de Rore: Da Pacem, Domine

Cipriano de Rore: Da Pacem, Domine
Sacrae cantiones, Venice 1595

This video was recorded in Bimhuis Amsterdam for VPRO Vrije Geluiden.
Vrije Geluiden is a music program for t...
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