HAARLEM - B : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Bakenessertoren
   Bakenesserstraat at Vrouwestraat
   Haarlem, Noord Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.38153, E 4.64158
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*Carillonist:

   Rien Donkersloot
   E: riendonkersloot@hotmail.nl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   This was part of the St.Bavo carillon
   before 1968; contains 2 new bells
   cast to Hemony profiles.
   A small Hemony carillon had been here
   from the 1660s until sold (except for
   the sub-bourdon) in 1795 (or 1809) for
   scrap.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 26 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C 25/(A )C C 14
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1972
     with bells made by Hemony in 1670
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

The Wikipedia article (in Dutch) about this church has current and historical photos.  The carillon is mentioned in a section about the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony bellfoundries, 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-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 1992/07/07
*Photos:

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