EINDHOVEN - STC : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   North tower
   St.Catharina Kerk
   (St.Catharine's Church)
   Catharinaplein / Kerkstraat
   Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.43707, E 5.47948
*Former Location (1966-88):
   Philipstoren
   Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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*Carillonist:

   Rosemarie Seuntiëns, stadsbeiaardier
   E: rosemarie.seuntiens@home.nl
      info@roamingbells.com

*Contact:

   Pastoraal Centrum St.Joris
   St.Jorislaan 51
   5614 AA Eindhoven
   T: (040)211 04 67   F: (040)211 76 00
   E: info@joriskerk.nl

*Schedule:

   Quarter-strike is a local variant of
   Cambridge (Westminster) tune.
   Automatic play on 13 basses at 9,12,18.

*Remarks:

   St.Cathrien is now part of a combined
   parish.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 62 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    A#--  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1988
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1966, the instrument was begun with 61 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E12   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   30 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:    %
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has a clickable photo of the tower on the home page, and a downloadable PDF about the carillon (beiaard).

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the church mentions the carillon but gives few details; for example, it doesn't tell which tower contains the bells.  There is a 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 the Eijsbouts 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.Noord-Brabant.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/10/21
*Photos:

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