ZIERIKZEE - Z : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Zuidhavenpoort
   Nieuwe Haven at Oude Haven
   Zierikzee, Zeeland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.64751, E 3.92586
*Former Location:
   Town Hall  (see ZIERIKZEE - S   under
   Carillons)
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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   The oldest well-preserved carillon.
   Bells by Peter van den Gheyn I,
   1550/53/54 and Peter II, 1593;
   hour bell is a fourth below;
   added semitone is flat 7th.
   Removed from City Hall by 1927; then
   part of a museum exhibit in City Hall
   until installed here by Eijsbouts.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range: (E )A A   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1963
     with bells made by vandenGheyn in 1550-1593
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

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

These bells are indexed by maker under the City Hall carillon, where they were originally located.

Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.

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 1992/07/07


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