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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Hester Groenleer
Hester Groenleer (*1980, The Netherlands) studied recorder at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Paul Leenhouts. She obtained both her Bachelor and Master degree cum laude and became ...
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October 03, 2014

Stiftskirche Enger
Kirchplatz 1
32130 Enger (D)


A Cosmography of Polyphony
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En er Mundo
Lindoro MPC-125, 2012 • This album includes: En er Mundo • El Colibrí • String of Pearls • Meditation • Red Bean Poem (红豆词) | Nanatsu No Ko...
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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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