WAGENINGEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Janstoren (or)
     Gemeentetoren (Ned.Herv.Kerk)
   Markt
   Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.96493, E 5.66247
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*Carillonist:

   Boudewijn Zwart
   Hooglandseweg 18
   3864 PV  Nijkerkerveen
   T: (033)253 7786   C: (06)5342 5680
   E: info/@/bellmoods DOTcom
*Former carillonneur:
   Henri Groen

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Wednesday 0930

*Remarks:

   Includes one bell by Tolhuis, 1542,
   2 by Van Bergen, 1953.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     --D   /    C --  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1990
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1963, a complete instrument of 47 bells was installed
       with bells made by Eijsbouts    (except for 3)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Website of Boudewijn Zwart (in Dutch/English) has a description and playing schedule (and sometimes also a photo) of each of the carillons which he plays (see Towers); Gemeentetoren.

Where the initial 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 Eijsbouts 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.Gelderland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

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