AMERSFOORT - B : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Belgenmonument
   Belgenlaan (nr Stichtse Rotonde, N221)
   Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.14282, E 5.35830
*Original location:
   Belgian Village
   Brussels World's Fair 1958.
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*Carillonist:

   (Students)

*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:

   No fixed schedule of performances.

*Remarks:

   Equal-temperament tuning.  It is not
   yet clear whether the 1985 work was
   an expansion or a replacement.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     G C 42/    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1985
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1967, a complete instrument of 48 bells was installed
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  9 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   12 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  15 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  60%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

A Dutch-language page presents a photo of the monument.

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  2-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/08
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

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