HATTEM : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Andreastoren
   (St.Andriestoren)
   Ned.Herv.Kerk
   Markt
   Hattem, Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.47434, E 6.06998
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*Player:

   Martien van der Knijff
   E: mvdknijffmp@hotmail.com
   - and -
   Jaap Neuteboom

*Contact:

   Stichting 'De Hattemer Beiaard'
   Mevr. J.M.H. Klok-Godschalk
   Waalstraat 44
   8052 AE Hattem
   T: 038-444 31 41
   E: klokgodschalk@hetnet.nl

*Schedule:

   Wed 1430-1515, Sat 1115-1200;
   also Jun-Sep Fri 1600-1645

*Remarks:

   Original chime contained 13 or 14 by
   J.A. deGrave, 1722-27; all removed from
   the tower in 1916, and now in the
   Carillon Museum at Asten.
   Taylor bells were hung by Addicks, who
   supplied clavier and drum.  Last
   expansion added 3 basses & 12 trebles.
   Tower also holds two swinging bells,
   from 1455 and 1686.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 38 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 11 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1985
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1927, the instrument was enlarged to 25 bells
       by Taylor      
     Previously, the instrument was begun with 20 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The Website for this carillon (in Dutch) has photos and a brief history.

An alternate page (also in Dutch) has more tower photos and a more detailed history.

The carillonneur's Website has numerous good photos of the tower and carillon

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, 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.Gelderland.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  9-Feb-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/02/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/02/01


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