Carillon Symphonica


   Inside carillon museum
   Huis ten Bosch
   Sasebo, Nagasaki, Kyushu, Japan
   LL: N 33.08391, E 129.78881
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   Huis ten Bosch
   Huis ten Bosch-Cho
   Sasebo City, Nagasaki
   T: 956/27-0526  [Int'l Sales Dept.]




   Originally reported as 37 bells, but
   a recent photo shows 47 notes on the

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 16 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     F C 44/    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1991
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991


On the Huis Ten Bosch [JP] Website, an Attractions page mentions the carillons and bells in the "Carillon Symphonica" museum, but gives no details.

A visitor's report about Huis ten Bosch has photos of the drum, keyboard and bells (near the bottom of a rather large page).  The keyboard photo is the evidence cited in Remarks above.

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

Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in Japan.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Japan.


   This page was built from the database on 15-Jan-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/01/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/01/07

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