St.Jakobstoren Grote Kerk Kerkplein / Rond de Grote Kerk (Torenstraat / Jan Hendrikstraat) Den Haag (The Hague, 's Gravenhage), Zuid Holland, Netherlands LL: N 52.07733, E 4.30646
Gijsbert Kok, City Carillonneur E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past players:
????-2009 Heleen van der Weel
Stichting Grote Kerk *parcel: Rond de Grote Kerk 12 2513 AM 's Gravenhage *postal: Postbus 555 2501 CN Den Haag T: 070/302 86 30 F: 070/361 74 86 E: info /@/ grotekerkdenhaag.nl
Mon,Wed,Fri 1200-1300. Quarters from drum made in 1689 & restored in 2008, daily 0815-2100.
Bourdon "Jhesus", cast 1514 by Jasper & Jan Moer (den Bosch), c.6000 kg, not originally part of carillon. Oldest carillon bells are by de Haze, except largest by C.Fremy, 1692. Taylor recast cracked A (36") and added 19 trebles (C4-F#5). No longer used as a church; for cultural functions only.
Traditional carillon of 51 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G in the bass octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1956 with 31 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1937, some bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Taylor (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1686, the instrument was begun with 37 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (20 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1966
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