ALKMAAR - STJ : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Sint Janstoren (or) Kapeltoren
   Laat at Kapelsteeg
   Alkmaar, Noord Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.62942, E 4.75019
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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   Made of 21 bells by Melchior de Haze
   (1687/8/9) and 2 by G&J(1928), from
   renovation of Waag and St.Lawrence
   carillons.  Drum has 27 tracks, so
   four bells have double hammers.

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1964
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 1976

*Links:

These bells having been made for other instruments, they are not indexed by maker here.
See the site data pages for
ALKMAAR - STL and ALKMAAR - W.

Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Noord-Holland.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  9-Feb-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/02/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07


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