WILLEMSTAD - CM : NED.ANTIL.

   De Vier Koningskinderen

*Location:

   Rooftop
   Curaçao Museum
   van Leeuwenhoekstraat & Donderstraat
   Otrobanda
   Willemstad,
     Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
   LL: N 12.11211, W 68.94720
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*Contact:

   Curaçao Museum
   van Leeuwenhoekstraat
   Willemstad,
     Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
   T: +(599-9)462 38 73
   F: +(599-9)462 37 37
   E: curmuseum@yahoo.com

*Schedule:

   Not played regularly.
   Museum open M-F 0900-1200,1400-1700;
   Sun.1000-1600; admission charged.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1951
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

Photo of the carillon from Marietta Douglas.

Travel guide article with a section about the museum and a photo of the building.  (The carillon is at the opposite end.)

Map of Curacao; mouse over Willemstad to find the approximate location of Curaçao Museum

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Central and South American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).

Index to all traditional carillons in AN.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AN.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-May-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/05/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17


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