ZIERIKZEE - S : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadhuistoren
   Meelstraat, near Maarstraat
   Zierikzee, Zeeland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.65042, E 3.91870
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*Player:

   Janno den Engelsman
   E: jannodenengelsman@gmail.com

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   12 of the bells made by Peter van den
   Gheyn in 1550-54 for this tower are
   now at ZIERIKZEE - Z
   (see under Chimes, below)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1963
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1927, the instrument was enlarged to 23 bells
       by Taylor      
       (15 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1555, the instrument was begun with 14 bells
       by vandenGheyn 
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1969
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Photo of Staduis (on left) and Zuidhavenpoort (on right)

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 Taylor 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.Zeeland.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  9-Feb-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/02/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15


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