Belgenlaan (nr Stichtse Rotonde, N221)
   Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.14282, E 5.35830
*Previous location (1959-67, 41 bells):
   Carillon School grounds
*Previous location (1959, 43 bells):
   Exhibition, Amersfoort
*Original location (1958, 42 bells):
   Belgian Village
   Brussels World's Fair
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   The Netherlands Carillon School
   Grote Spui 11
   3811 GA Amersfoort
   T: 033/75.26.38
   F: 033/72.15.30
   E: national.carillonschool@


   No fixed schedule of performances.


   Equal-temperament tuning.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     G C 42/    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The instrument was enlarged in 1985
     with  1 bells made by Eijsbouts    
   Prior history:
     In 1967, the instrument was begun with 48 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       Pitch of heaviest bell was C  in the treble octave
       Keyboard range was:     G C 42/    C G   
       There was one missing bass semitone
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  9 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   12 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  15 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  60%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

A Dutch-language page presents a photo of the monument.

A Waymarking page has four photos of the structure.

A Google StreetView image of the rear of the monument reveals the access to the carillon.

Where 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/Utrecht.

   This page was built from the database on  5-Nov-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/06/22

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