ALMELO - G : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Sint Georgiustoren
   Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.3572, E 6.6662
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*Carillonist:

   Frans Haagen

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Thursdays 1030-1130 (45 weeks/year)

*Remarks:

   G&J carillon, installed by Eijsbouts,
   was lost in World War II, though old
   drum survived for use with new bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1963, the instrument was begun with 47 bells
       by Petit & Fritsen
     In 1925, a complete instrument was installed
       with 38 bells made by Gillett & Johnston
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: XS4M  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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.Overijssel.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 11-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/03/14
*Photos:

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