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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Arwieke Glas
Arwieke Glas (*1981) studied recorder with Paul Leenhouts at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, and with Antonio Politano in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she got her ‘diplome de concert’...
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October 03, 2014

Stiftskirche Enger
Kirchplatz 1
32130 Enger (D)


A Cosmography of Polyphony
All concerts
Angeli, Zingare & Pastori
This album, rewarded with the seal "Luister 10" by the prestigious Dutch magazine Luister, is a journey through the many characters inherent in the ens...
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Ascanio Trombetti (1544-1590): Diligam te Domine

Arrangement and direction: Paul Leenhouts
Video © MusicFrame Production - Daniël Brüggen
Sound recording © La Tirana SL - José María Martín Va...
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