WAALRE : NETHERLANDS

   Provincial Memorial Monument

*Location:

   Sint Willibrordustoren
   (Mon. Brabants Gesn.)
   Oude Torenstraat
   Waalre, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.38710, E 5.44203
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Nan Los
   E: nb.los/@/onsbrabantnet DOTnl
*Past carillonist:
   24 Se 1950 ded. Toon van Balkom

*Contact:

   Stichting Herdenking Brabants
     Gesneuvelden
   E: secretariaat.shbg@gmail.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   The only provincial memorial monument
   in the Netherlands

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2007
     with  2 bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1950, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E25W1n
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has two photos of the tower.  The text describes the tower clock and the carillon.

The Website of the Foundation for the Memorial to the Fallen of Brabant has photos of the tower, but says nothing about the carillon, and little about the church building that houses the memorial.

A peace carillon page has photos and additional information.

Where the initial 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 unknown bellfoundries, 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/Noord-Brabant.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Mar-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions about this page to csz_stl@swbell.net.