Sint-Janskathedraal (Sint-Jansbasiliek) Torenstraat 's Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc, Den Bosch), Noord-Brabant, Netherlands LL: N 51.68797, E 5.30769
Joost van Balkom E: j.a.e.m.van.balkom @ freeler DOTnl joost/@/vanbalkom DOTcom
Bossche Beiaardstichting E: firstname.lastname@example.org
First carillon began with 14 bells by Willem & Jaspar Moer; enlarged by Jacob Noteman of Leeuwarden (his great bell remains) and then Van Spraekel. G&J supplied 38 bells, recorded as "recast", and installed by Eijsbouts along with 4 older basses, one recorded as "Hemony".
Traditional carillon of 57 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in unknown year with bells made by an unknown maker Prior history: Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 50 bells by an unknown maker In 1955, the instrument was enlarged to 48 bells by Eijsbouts (4 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1925, the instrument was begun with 45 bells made by Gillett & Johnston (except for 4) In 1874, a complete instrument of 40 bells was installed with bells made by vanAerschodt (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1647, the instrument was enlarged to 26 bells with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1642, the instrument was enlarged by the maker cited in Remarks above (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 16__, the instrument was begun with 14 bells with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2015
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