Lower belfry Martinitoren Martinikerk (St.Martin's Church) Kreupelstraat at Grote Markt/Waagplein Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands LL: N 53.21918, E 6.56802
Groninger Klokkenluidersgilde Secretariat Reinautstraat 9 9716 HM Groningen T: 084 835 81 86 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stichting Martinikerk Groningen Martinikerkhof 3 9712 JG Groningen T: 050 311 12 77 F: 050 312 07 98 E: email@example.com
Sunday at 1115 and 1645
Church peal, from a variety of makers; bass is "Salvator", by H.van Trier, 1577, 223 cm, 7850kg; in key of F by old choir pitch. Tower also holds the "Ruimstraatklok" (signal bell). Completion of the peal celebrated 50 years of freedom (from end of WW II).
Rope-swung peal of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: F#C# / NONE There are no added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1994 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1___, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells by the maker cited in Remarks above Year of latest technical information source is 2008
The Website of the ringers' guild (in Dutch) is primarily about their organization, not about the bells.
Skyscraper City page, with two photos of the tower
Stock photo of tower and church
Blog photo of tower and church
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.
Where the bass bell of this peal ranks among all great bells in Europe.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NL/Groningen, including the 52-bell carillon in the same tower..
This page was built from the database on 14-Mar-12 based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/09 and on technical data last updated on 2008/08/02
Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.
[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]
Please send comments or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org