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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Marco Magalh√£es
Marco Paulo Alves Magalhães (*1980) was born in Porto. He holds diplomas from the Conservatório de Música do Porto, the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa and from the ...
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June 27, 2014

Remonstrantse Kerk
Fnidsen 33-37
Alkmaar (NL)


Peaceful mind, joyful heart
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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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The Royal Wind Music in the Edison Klassiek Gala 2012

On June 15, 2012 Frans Brüggen received an Edison Prize for his lifetime recording achievements. The Royal Wind Music performed one of Pierre Phalèse's Bransles to celebrate!
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