LEEUWARDEN - F : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   FBTO-Building
   Lange Markstraat
   Leeuwarden (Ljouwert),
     Friesland, Netherlands
   LL: N 53.198, E 5.789
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*Contact:

   FBTO
   *parcel:
     Lange Marktstraat 26
     8911 AD  Leeuwarden
   *postal:
     Postbus 318
     8901 BC  Leeuwarden
   T: 58 234 56 78

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Major-third bells

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1986
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it but says nothing about the bells.

An article on the opening of the building in 1986 mentions use of these bells in the ceremony.

The FBTO Website provides contact information.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL:Friesland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/12/18
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

(none available)


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