GRONINGEN - A : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Academietoren
   Broerstraat 5,
     at Oude Kijk in Het Jatstraat
   Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
   LL: N 53.21906, E 6.56233
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*Player:

   Auke de Boer
   E: agdeboer @ ncrvnet DOTnl

*Contact:

   Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
   Bureau Internal Affairs
   Postbox 72
   NL-9700 AB  Groningen

*Schedule:

   Thursdays 1100-1200

*Remarks:

   Major-third bells.  Bass is hour bell.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C E   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1995
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

*Links:

WCF photo of the tower

Where 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.Groningen.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 28-May-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/05/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/05/27


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