WEESP : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Sint Laurenstoren
   Ned.Herv.Kerk
   Weesp, Noord Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.30729, E 5.04220
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*Carillonist:

   Bauke Reitsma, stadsbeiaardier
   E: baukereitsma/@/xmsnet DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Thursday 1100-1200;
   summer concerts Friday 1900-2000

*Remarks:

   Includes one bell by Jasper Moor (1562)
   and one by Claes van Noorden &
   J.A. de Grave (1711).  Also 3 hand-swung
   bells (not part of the carillon),
   by Henrick Wegewart (1614), Pieter
   Hemony (1674) and Pieter Seest (1763).
   Hemony bells removed from the carillon
   remain in the tower.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 38 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 11 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1973
     with 23 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1962, the instrument was enlarged to 36 bells
       by an unknown maker
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1671, the instrument was begun with 29 bells
       by Hemony      
       (13 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   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:

The carillonneur's Website has a page about this carillon, with photos of the tower and drum.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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.Noord-Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/06/13
*Photos:

(none available)

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