DEN HELDER : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Zeeheldenmonument
   (Monument for the Heroes of the Sea)
   Helden der Zeeplein
   Den Helder, Noord Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.96261, E 4.75247
*Former location (Spring 1935):
   Industrial Fair
   Utrecht
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also reported as traditional action,
   but photos of the monument do not show
   any place where such a keyboard could
   be located.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1935, the instrument was begun with 30 bells
       made by vanBergen   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   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:

Dutch Wikipedia article about the monument, with photo

Wikipedia photo

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries, 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 non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Netherlands non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Noord-Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  7-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/10/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/10/03
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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