Sint Janstoren (Oude Kerk) Oude Kerkhof Nieuwstraat at Lange Kerkstraat Schiedam, Zuid Holland, Netherlands LL: N 51.91785, E 4.39861
Gerard de Waardt - and - Marianna Marras E: marianna.marras/@/xs4all DOTnl
Sub-bourdon by Noorden & de Grave. As of 1925, in the van den Gheyn instrument, the 3 heaviest bells (church, hour & half-hour) were not connected to the keyboard, nor were the 10 lightest (poor sound).
Traditional carillon of 39 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is B in the middle octave Transposition is up 11 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C D 38/(G) C -- There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 1975 with 25 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1954, the instrument was enlarged to 38 bells by Eijsbouts (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1786, the instrument was begun with 41 bells by vandenGheyn (14 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: M Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1976
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