St.Catharinatoren Ned.Herv.Kerk Torenstraat at Holkerstraat Nijkerk, Gelderland, Netherlands LL: N 52.22286, E 5.48296
Freek Bakker E: freek.bakker/@/chello DOTnl
Hervormde Gemeente Nijkerk Gasthuisstraat 10 3861 BS Nijkerk T: 033-2451955 E: maildedominee/@/hervormdnijkerk DOTnl
Includes 3 swinging basses by A. & H.Petit (1775); most by A.J. v.d.Gheyn (1776-7). One vdG bell removed in 1961 is now in Schoonhoven. Five basses in belfry below the clock & drum; other bells in open lantern.
Traditional carillon of 51 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#D / A#G There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1995 with 2 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1995, the instrument was enlarged to 49 bells by Eijsbouts (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1986, the instrument was enlarged to 48 bells by Eijsbouts (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1972, 1 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Eijsbouts (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1961, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Eijsbouts In 1927, 1 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Taylor (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1777, the instrument was begun with 37 bells by vandenGheyn (29 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: M35 Tower details: Height of console: 39 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 31 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 46 meters above ground Belfry openness: *% Year of latest technical information source is 2012
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