SINT MAARTENSDIJK : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Maartenstoren
   Ned.Herv.Kerk
   Hazenstraat
   Sint Maartensdijk, Zeeland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.54925, E 4.07711
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*Carillonist:

   Gerard de Waardt

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 40 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1974
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1964, the instrument was enlarged to 35 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1614, the instrument was begun with 16 bells
       by vandenGheyn 
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E25   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  95%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the church has no photos and does not mention these bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanden Gheyn bellfoundry, 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 the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, 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.Zeeland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

(none available)


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