AMERSFOORT - OLV/2 : NETHERLANDS

   Modern carillon

*Location:

   Lantern center
   O.L.V.Toren - 'Lange Jan'
   (was Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk)
   Krankeledenstraat/Lieve Vrouwekerkhof
   Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.15503, E 5.38734
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   The Netherlands Carillon School
   Grote Spui 11
   3811 GA Amersfoort
   T: 033/75.26.38
   F: 033/72.15.30
   E: national.carillonschool@
        muziek.hku.nl

*Schedule:

   Tower open to visitors, 1100-1800,
   Thu-Sun in July and August (fee charged).

*Remarks:

   North European standard keyboard.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 58 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     A#G   /    A#--  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1997
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007
*Links:

Photo of lantern and crown

Where 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.Utrecht.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/02/22
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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