DOKKUM : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadhuiskoepel
   Oud Stadhuis
   De Zijl at Hoogstraat
   Dokkum, Friesland, Netherlands
   LL: N 53.32521, E 5.99776
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*Carillonist:

   Auke de Boer
   E: aukegdeboer/@/live DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1983
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1955, a complete instrument of 37 bells was installed
       with bells made by vanBergen   
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E25   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the city has two photos of the Stadhuis; the bells are visible in the open octagonal belfry.  The building has its own media category, with many photos.

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 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/Friesland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 28-Feb-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/02/27
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/06/13
*Photos:

(none available)

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