HULST : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Sint Willibrordustoren
   (town center)
   Hulst, Zeeland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.28067, E 4.05417
*Former location (2 octaves, 1959-69):
   Jaarbeurs (Royal Neth. Fairgrounds)
   Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
*Original location (2 octaves, 1958):
   Dutch Pavilion
   World's Fair, 1958
   Bruxelles / Brussel, Brabant, Belgium
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*Player:

   Sergej Gratchev
   - and -
   Elena Sadina
   E: elena/./sadina /@/ pandora DOTbe

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   P.Hemony carillon destroyed with tower
   in 1876.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1958
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1669, a complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Hemony      
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1967
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 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.Zeeland.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 16-May-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/05/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15


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