VEERE : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadhuistoren
   Markt & Stadhuisstraat
   Veere, Zeeland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.54895, E 3.66763
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*Player:

   Kees van Eersel
   E: krrsvaneersel/@/planet DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Old bells by van den Gheyn (P.,1736 and
   A.,1790).  Taylor/Addicks replaced
   a small cracked bell.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1948
     with 18 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1948, the instrument was enlarged to 45 bells
       by Petit & Fritsen
       (6 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1929, some bells were recast or replaced
       with bells made by Taylor      
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1790, the instrument was enlarged to 36 bells
       by vandenGheyn 
       (9 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1736, the instrument was begun with 34 bells
       by vandenGheyn 
       (17 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1974
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

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 Vanden Gheyn bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the fourth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Year of the final phase is suspected of being wrong.

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 14-Feb-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/02/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/02/01


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