DOESBURG : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Martinitoren
   N.H.Grote Kerk
   Markt
   Doesburg, Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.01453, E 6.13350
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*Carillonist:

   Frans Haagen
   E: frans DOThaagen @ home DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tower damaged by war in Apr.1945,
   but most of the F&P Hemony bells from
   1654-55 were saved.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 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 unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1965, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (39 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1655, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       by Hemony      
       (8 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
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 Hemony bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second 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.Gelderland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/10/10
*Photos:

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