LOCHEM : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Sint Gudulatoren (N.H.Kerk)
   Markt
   Lochem, Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.16162, E 6.41574
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*Carillonist:

   Gert Oldenbeuving
   H: 575/517 525
   E: G.Oldenbeuving@WorldOnline.nl

*Contact:

   St.Gudulakerk
   E: Webform at www.gudula.nu

*Schedule:

   For Wednesday market

*Remarks:

   Paccard carillon stolen 1943. Present
   carillon includes bells by Hendrick
   Wegewaert, including bourdon, 1622.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 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:
     In 1976, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (4 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1960, the instrument was begun with 43 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
       (42 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1905, a complete instrument of 29 bells was installed
       with bells made by Paccard     
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M28S5 
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website (in Dutch)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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 third 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 unknown 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.Gelderland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/10/10
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