EDE - O : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Oudekerkstoren
   Oudekerkplein at Torenstraat
   Ede, Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.04603, E 5.67121
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*Carillonist:

   Boudewijn Zwart
   Hooglandseweg 18
   3864 PV  Nijkerkerveen
   T: (033)253 7786   C: (06)5342 5680
   E: info/@/bellmoods DOTcom

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Monday 1000, Friday 2000

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     --D   /    A#--  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2000
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1987, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Website of Boudewijn Zwart (in Dutch/English) has a description and playing schedule (and sometimes also a photo) of each of the carillons which he plays (see Towers); Oudekerkstoren.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, 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 20-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/04/13
*Photos:

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