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.

26 November 2016: Ensemble day and concert in Enschede
Over the past few years there has been a fruitful partnership between The Royal Wind Music and Kaliber Kunstenschool. On Saturday the 26th of November both parties will join forces...
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Hester Groenleer
Hester Groenleer studied recorder at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Paul Leenhouts. She obtained both her Bachelor and Master degree cum laude and became an innovative and multifaceted...
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November 26, 2016

Lasondersingel 102
7514 BV Enschede (NL)


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Sweete Musicke of Sundrie Kindes
In the 1530s the Bassano brothers of Venice were recommended to the court of King Henry VIII (1491-1547) as musicians, composers and instrument makers. The Bassanos founded a consort of five record...
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Ascanio Trombetti (1544-1590): Diligam te Domine

Arrangement and direction: Paul Leenhouts
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Sound recording © La Tirana SL - José María Martín Va...
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