WILLEMSTAD - CM : NED.ANTIL.

   De Vier Koningskinderen

*Location:

   Rooftop
   Curaçao Museum
   van Leeuwenhoekstraat & Donderstraat
   Otrobanda
   Willemstad,
     Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
   LL: N 12.11211, W 68.94720
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Tobias Jansen
*Past carillonist:
   12Aug1951 ded. Leen 't Hart

*Contact:

   Curaçao Museum
   van Leeuwenhoekstraat
   Willemstad,
     Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
   T: +(599-9)462 38 73
   F: +(599-9)462 37 37
   E: info/@/thecuracaomuseum DOTcom

*Schedule:

   Not played regularly.
   Museum open M-F 0900-1200,1400-1700;
   Sun.1000-1600; admission charged.

*Remarks:

   Bells by Eijsbouts-Lips; was played
   in Asten on 16 Jun 1951 by Rotterdam
   city carillonneur Ferdinand Timmermans.
   Dummy C# pedal as footrest.
   Also known as Remembrance Carillon.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     G C 42/    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1951
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2016
*Links:

Photo of the Remembrance Carillon (a set of five photos of the bells)

A travel page about the museum has a photo of the keyboard and another of the bells.  Notice that the keyboard photo shows an unusual triple-relay linkage for the 5 bass bells that are not on the manual.

A peace carillon page has photos and additional information.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Central and South American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).

Index to all traditional carillons in AN.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AN.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 17-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/06/25
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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