MAASTRICHT - S : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadhuistoren
   Markt
   Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
   LL: N 50.85131, E 5.69147
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*Player:

   Frank Steijns, stadsbeiaardier
   E: info@franksteijns.com
*Past carillonneur
   1952-97 Mathieu Steijns

*Contact:

   Stichting Carillons Maastricht
   Anjoulaan 23
   NL-6213 CT  Maastricht
   T: 043/325 86 34

*Schedule:

   Saturday 1230-1315

*Remarks:

   Original bells by F.Hemony, 4 in 1663
   and the rest in 1664.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1962, the instrument was enlarged to 43 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1664, the instrument was begun with 28 bells
       by Hemony      
       (17 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

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.
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.Limburg.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 23-Jan-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/01/20


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