HERTOGENBOSCH - S : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadhuistoren
   's Hertogenbosch (den Bosch),
     Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.68841, E 5.30311
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*Player:

   Joost van Balkom, stadsbeiaardier
   E: j.a.e.m.van.balkom @ freeler DOTnl

*Contact:

   Bossche Beiaardstichting
   E: info@bosschebeiaardstichting.nl

*Schedule:

   Wednesday 1000-1100

*Remarks:

   Hemony bells reported as 1645 or 1649.
   Also reported as 37 or 38 bells.
   Also in tower is clock bell by Jacobus
   van Helmont, 1372.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The instrument was enlarged in 1976
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1952, the instrument was enlarged to 28 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (5 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1645, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       by Hemony      
       (22 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
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 second 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 28-Mar-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/03/14
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15


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