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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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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June 27, 2014

Remonstrantse Kerk
Fnidsen 33-37
Alkmaar (NL)


Peaceful mind, joyful heart
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Del Canto Figurado
In 16th century Spain, wind ensembles enjoyed the benefits of regular employment in cathedrals and collegiate churches, yet they also did free-lance work for secular patrons. Little written music s...
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Giovanni Maria Trabaci (c1575-1647): Gagliarda Seconda detta La Scabrosetta

Arrangement, diminutions and direction: Paul Leenhouts
Video by Daniël Brüggen
Sound recording by La Tirana SL - José María Martín Valverde

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