Sint Petrusbasiliek (Petrus-Banden)
   Oude Kerkstraat
   Boxtel, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.58988, E 5.32639
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   Tommy van Doorn


   Heilig Hartparochie
   Duinendaal 2
   5281 AP  Boxtel
   T: 0411-67 22 15
   E: info/@/heilighartparochie DOTnl


   Fridays 1100-1200


   Three bass bells by Vanbergen (1948),
   one by P&F (1966); these four swing.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: (A) C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The whole instrument was installed in 1968
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen (except for 4)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S4    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1970

The Website of the carillonist (in Dutch) has photos, description and history.

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it, and mentions that the appellation of Basilica was granted in 2011, but does not mention any bells.  Follow the link to the Wikimedia Commons category for the building to find more current and historical photos.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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/Noord-Brabant.

   This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/09/20

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