GORINCHEM - STJ : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Sint Janstoren (Groote Kerk)
   Krijtstraat at Zusterhuis
   Gorinchem (Gorkum),
     Zuid Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.82960, E 4.97270
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*Player:

   Henny Blom

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original instrument, by de Haze, was
   moved to Sint Maartenstoren in 1965-7.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument or collection of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The present keyboard was installed in 1985
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1965, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where 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 tower bell instruments in NL.Zuid-Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Nov-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/11/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/11/02
*Photos:

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