HEERENVEEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Crack-State-Koepel
   Crackstraat at Oude Koemarkt
   Heerenveen (It Hearenfeen),
     Friesland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.96122, E 5.92183
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*Carillonist:

   Klaas de Haan
   E: kldehaan/@/xs4all DOTnl

*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 39 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1985
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1962, the instrument was begun with 37 bells
       made by vanBergen   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   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 Dutch Wikipedia article about the building mentions the carillon.  The building has its own media category there, 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 Eijsbouts 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 1992/07/07
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