Lower belfry Domtoren Domplein Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands LL: N 52.09066, E 5.12132
Utrechts Klokkenluiders Gilde E: info /@/ klokkenluiders DOTnl
6 largest bells by Geert van Wou; seven others were melted down in 1664 to make a carillon. Replacements were cast to similar profiles. Last bell, also by van Wou, has unknown history. For the carillon in the same tower (D/1), see under 'Carillons' above.
Rope-swung peal of 14 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the bass octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The instrument was enlarged in unknown year by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1982, 7 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Eijsbouts (7 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1505, the instrument was begun with 13 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (6 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous 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.
The final phase being a recycled bell, it is not indexed.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Utrecht.
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