ENSCHEDE : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadstoren
   Groote Kerk (N.H.Kerk)
   Oude Markt at Marktstraat
   Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.22080, E 6.89547
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*Player:

   Joke Brandsma

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Tuesday 1215-1315

*Remarks:

   Eijsbouts installed the G&J carillon,
   and presumably also 2 separate
   ringing bells which G&J supplied.
   Most of G&J carillon stolen 1943;
   old drum used with new carillon.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     A#C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1961
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Prior history:
     In 1929, a complete instrument was installed
       with 42 bells made by Gillett & Johnston
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1972
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen 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.Overijssel.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 25-Mar-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/03/14
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15


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