ALPHEN A/D RIJN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Adventskerk Toren
   Julianastraat at Castellumstraat
   Alphen aan de Rijn,
     Zuid Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.12864, E 4.66128
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*Carillonist:

   Marianna Marras
   E: marianna.marras@xs4all.nl

*Contact:

   Adventskerk
   Julianastraat 69
   2405 CG  Alphen a/d Rijn
   T: 0172/472 672
   E: scriba/@/adventskerk DOTinfo

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   2 swinging bells cast 1924

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1961
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen (except for 2 cast in 1924)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S2    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
*Links:

The church Website has a dim photo of the tower in the left margin.  A night photo is on an introductory page about the building; five more photos of the tower are on a long historical description of the building, where the bells are briefly mentioned near the bottom of the page.

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the church has a photo of the tower and a short paragraph about it, mentioning the carillon and the church bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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.Zuid Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/10/03
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20
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