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.

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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Eva Gemeinhardt
Eva Gemeinhardt (*1986) obtained her Bachelor degree cum laude at the Amsterdam Conservatoire in May 2010, where she studied with Paul Leenhouts and Jorge Isaac. In June 2014, she completed the Mas...
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August 20, 2016

Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus
Münster-Wolbeck (D)


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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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