Kasteel Nijenrode Nyenrode Business Universiteit Straatweg Breukelen, Utrecht, Netherlands LL: N 52.16406, E 5.00937*Original location (13 bells, 1928-40):
Huize Witzand Blaricum
Jan Willem Achterkamp
Nyenrode Business Universiteit *parcel: Straatweg 25 3621 BG Breukelen *postal: PO Box 130 3620 AC Breukelen T: (0)346 291 211 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only the hour bell remains of 6 cast by Taylor in 1915; the other 5 were removed when the Blaricum bells were brought here by Addicks in 1940; 2 new bells added then (low and high F).
Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 16 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is F in the treble octave Transposition is up 17 semitone(s) Keyboard range: (G )C G / ---- There are three added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1940 with bells made by Taylor in 1928 Year of latest technical information source is 1970
The University Website has an aerial photo of the castle in the rotating series on the home page. There is a page about the chime, with photos of the bells, keyboard and drum, and a detailed history.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor 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.Utrecht.
This page was built from the database on 9-Feb-12 based on textual data last updated on 2012/02/01 and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20
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