Waagtoren Waagplein at Houttil Alkmaar, Noord Holland, Netherlands LL: N 52.63135, E 4.75007
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Thu 1830-1930, Sat 1200-1300; for the Friday cheesemarket, 1030-1100 and 1130-1200.
Old bells by Melchior de Haze (see also ALKMAAR - STJ). Addicks supplied two small Taylor bells in 1929 (F2,A#2) from their stock carillon (so probably dated 1928).
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / ---- There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1968 with 38 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1929, some bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Taylor (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1688, the instrument was begun with 35 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (9 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1973
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the de Haze bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by year of completion.
Index to all traditional carillons in Netherlands.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Noord-Holland.
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