Stadhuistoren Meelstraat, near Maarstraat Zierikzee, Zeeland, Netherlands LL: N 51.65042, E 3.91870
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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)
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
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.
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