BARNEVELD - NH : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Jan van Schaffelaartoren
    (or)  St.Odulphustoren
   Ned.Herv.Kerk
   Torenplein
   Langstraat
   Barneveld, Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.14001, E 5.58411
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*Carillonist:

   Boudewijn Zwart
   Hooglandseweg 18
   3864 PV  Nijkerkerveen
   T: (033)253 7786   C: (06)5342 5680
   E: info/@/bellmoods DOTcom

*Contact:

   De Barneveldse Beiaard
   Secretariat
   Noordersingel 60
   NL-3781 XK Voorthuizen
   E: goutsreunis @ planet DOTnl

*Schedule:

   Thu 9-10, alternate weeks

*Remarks:

   G&J carillon installed by Eijsbouts
   in main belfry; relocated to spire in
   1991 enlargement.  Also an old clock
   bell by Noorden & de Grave, 1711,
   not now connected to carillon, though
   it may have been at one time.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   There is a practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1991, the instrument was enlarged to 49 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1962, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1958, the instrument was enlarged to 30 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1948, the instrument was enlarged to 26 bells
       by vanBergen   
       (2 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1927, the instrument was begun with 24 bells
       by Gillett & Johnston
       (17 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Website of the association "The Barneveld Carillon" (in Dutch) covers all three instruments in this town.

The Website of Boudewijn Zwart (in Dutch/English) has a description and playing schedule (and sometimes also a photo) of each of the carillons which he plays (see Towers); Jan van Schaffelaartoren.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the fourth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the fifth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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:Gelderland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/10/10
*Photos:

(none available)

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