CUYK : NETHERLANDS

   City carillon

*Location:

   South tower
   Martinuskerk
   Kerkstraat
   Cuijk, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.72885, E 5.88274
*Former location (1951-2005):
   Stadhuistoren
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
City locator maps and gazetteer page (Province is wrong; other data presumably are correct.)
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Carillonist:

   Marcel Siebers   (A)
   Marienweerd 16
   5431 GL  Cuijk
   T/F: 485 315 768   C: 6272 65 138
   E: siebersbells/@/home DOTnl
*Former carillonists:
   1957-60 Bert van Heukelom
   1960-69 Arie Peters
   1969-75 Pieter van Moergastel
   1975-85 Eerke van der Glas

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Wednesday 1430-1515;
   summer series in August, 7pm Friday

*Remarks:

   Original bells cast in 1951,55,57.
   Five basses also swing (Eb,F,G,Ab,Bb),
   including 3 church bells (1956).
   Keyboard above the bells.
   Playing room and bell chamber are
   visible via video system.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D 50/    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2006
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1957, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The carillonneur's page about this tower has photos of the building and the previous city hall tower.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Apr-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/01/20
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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