Nieuwetoren Muntplein Kampen, Overijssel, Netherlands LL: N 52.55493, E 5.91954
Frans Haagen E: frans.haagen /@/ home DOTnl
Also includes 4 bells by Geert van Wou (3 basses, 1481, and 7th, 1483); fifth by Kylianus Wegewaert, 1627; all retuned by F.Hemony c.1659/72; drum by F.Hemony has 120 bars x 54 hammers. Earlier keyboard range was CDEFGA+chromatic to 3 octaves.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the bass octave Transposition is down 4 semitone(s) Keyboard range: --A / C -- There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1993 with 5 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1941, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells by Petit & Fritsen (8 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1662, the instrument was begun with 35 bells by Hemony (29 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1994
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.
Where the bass bell of this carillon ranks among all great bells in Europe.
Index to all traditional carillons in Netherlands.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Overijssel.
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