Stadstoren Grote Kerk Kerkplein Hoorn, Noord Holland, Netherlands LL: N 52.64048, E 5.05992
Frits Reynaert (A) Hertog Albrechtstraat 82 1611 GP Bovenkarspel H: 228/317 816 E: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Thursdays 1700-1800; third Saturday of the month 1600-1645; some Wednesdays in summer, 1930-2030
P.Hemony carillon in Groote Kerk was destroyed by fire on 3 Aug 1838. Most of the first Vanbergen bells were taken in WW II; 15 survived for reuse in second Vanbergen carillon. "Renovation" of 1975 (when church was closed) removed baton keyboard and 7 bells; replaced drum with electric automatic; now shops & apartments. Baton keyboard restored in 1991.
Traditional carillon of 52 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 5 semitone(s) Keyboard range: ---- /(G )A#-- There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 1991 with 2 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1991, the instrument was enlarged to 50 bells by Eijsbouts (11 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1950, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells by vanBergen (24 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1939, the instrument was begun with 37 bells by vanBergen (15 bells remain from that work.) In 1670, a complete instrument of 32 bells was installed by Hemony (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1991
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