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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June 27, 2014

Remonstrantse Kerk
Fnidsen 33-37
Alkmaar (NL)


Peaceful mind, joyful heart
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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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Cipriano de Rore: Da Pacem, Domine

Cipriano de Rore: Da Pacem, Domine
Sacrae cantiones, Venice 1595

This video was recorded in Bimhuis Amsterdam for VPRO Vrije Geluiden.
Vrije Geluiden is a music program for t...
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