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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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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March 04, 2016

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The Flute-Heaven of the Gods
The well-known 17th century recorder player and carillonneur Jacob van Eyck improvised on popular tunes from his time, like Amarilli mia bella by Giulio Caccini or the Lachrimae Antiqu...
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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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