Sint Laurenstoren N.H.Kerk (Groote Kerk) Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands LL: N 51.9246, E 4.4776
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Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the bass octave Transposition is down 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G#C 42/ A#G There are two missing bass semitones There is no practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1963 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1940, the instrument was enlarged to 44 bells by Petit & Fritsen (0 bells remain from that work.) Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 39 bells by an unknown maker (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1661, the instrument was begun with 35 bells by Hemony (28 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: M Tower details: Height of console: 60 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 25 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 64 meters above ground Belfry openness: 70% Year of latest technical information source is 1976
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