ENKHUIZEN - D : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Drommedaristoren
   Havensweg at Paktuinen
   Enkhuizen, Noord Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.70083, E 5.29290
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*Carillonist:

   Frits Reynaert, City Carillonneur   (A)
   Hertog Albrechtstraat 82
   1611 GP  Bovenkarspel
   H: 228/317 816
   E: frits.reynaert@wxs.nl
      fr00@planet.nl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Includes at least one bell by van Wou.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 39 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1982
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1951, the instrument was enlarged to 36 bells
       by vanBergen   
       (16 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1674, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       by Hemony      
       (18 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Website of the carillonneur has a page about this carillon, with a tower photo that may be clickable for a larger version.  Some technical information may also be available, though it may not be visible on some older Web browsers.

Wikipedia photo of the building
ditto; bells visible

Dutch page about the building, with yet another photo; there is a paragraph about the bells.

At the bottom of a page about the city is a panoramic photo which shows both towers.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony bellfoundries, 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 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.Noord-Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

(none available)

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