ARNEMUIDEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   N.H.Kerk
   Noordstraat at Langstraat
   Arnemuiden, Zeeland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.50047, E 3.67373
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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   9 bells by Peter van den Gheyn I,
   1554/7 and Peter van den Gheyn II,
   1593, were formerly in AMSTERDAM - RM 

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1969
     with bells made by Eijsbouts    (except for 9)
   Prior history:
     In 1582, a complete instrument was installed
       with 21 bells made by vandenGheyn 
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   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:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanden Gheyn bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
The recycled Vanden Gheyn bells are indexed from the AMSTERDAM - RM site data page.
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 chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Zeeland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/21
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/06/13
*Photos:

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