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.

News
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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Members
Dorottya Kis
Dodó Kis (*1991, Szolnok, Hungary) started to play the recorder at the age of 9. Later she was taught violin, viola, piano, flute and composition as well. She studied at the Gödöll...
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Concerts
Date
April 24, 2015
Venue

Nieuwe Veste
Molenstraat 6
4811 GS Breda


Programme

A Cosmography of Polyphony
All concerts
Albums
Alla Dolce Ombra
During the first half of the sixteenth century recorder consorts became established at several European courts. The practice of creating complete sets or families of instruments resulted in a rich ...
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Videos
John Dowland (1563-1626): The Earle of Essex Galiard

Live performance at the Kunsthalle, Lingen (Germany)
April 10, 2011

Arrangement: Paul Leenhouts
Diminutions: María Martínez Ayerza

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