DRONTEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Gemeentehuis (Town Hall)
   De Rede at De Zuid
   Dronten, Flevoland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.52386, E 5.71646
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*Carillonist:

   Frits Reynaert   (A)
   Hertog Albrechtstraat 82
   1611 GP  Bovenkarspel
   H: 228/317 816
   E: frits.reynaert@wxs.nl
      fr00@planet.nl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 27 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2011
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1988, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2011
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Website of the carillonneur has a page about this carillon, with a tower photo that may be clickable for a larger version.  Some technical information may also be available, though it may not be visible on some older Web browsers.

News article, June 2011, on the addition of 2 new bells; with photo of the Redeplein, stadhuis & tower.

Photo of the building

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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.Flevoland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/09/30
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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