HAASTRECHT : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   OLV-Toren
   Kerkplein
   Haastrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.00088, E 4.77405
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*Carillonist:

   Peter Bremer
   E: peter.j.j.bremer@gmail.com

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tower was destroyed by fire in 1964
   and rebuilt thereafter; bells of 1961
   may have been destroyed as well.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 38 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     A#D   /    ----  
   There are three missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1966
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1961, the instrument was begun with 18 bells
       made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1969
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of the tower, which was destroyed by a fire in 1964 and rebuilt thereafter.  Follow the Wikimedia Commons link to find more photos of the building.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, 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/Zuid Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 29-Oct-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/10/28
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

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