Sint Hippolytustoren Ned.Herv.Kerk J.Vinhuizenstraat Middelstum, Groningen, Netherlands LL: N 53.34761, E 6.64081
Commissie Hemony Beiaard Middelstum Johan Lewestraat 2 NL-9991 CS Middelstum
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Original bells by F.Hemony; tuned in mean-tone temperament. Restoration by P&F provided old-style Dutch keyboard & broek-system action. Drum by P.van Oeckelen, 1857, disused.
Traditional carillon of 30 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the treble octave Transposition is up 13 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / C E There are two missing bass semitones The present keyboard was installed in 1998 by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1949, the instrument was enlarged to its present size with bells made by Eijsbouts In 1662, the instrument was begun with 23 bells by Hemony Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony 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.
Keyboard replacements are not indexed with foundry work.
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.Groningen.
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