N.H.Kerk St.Hippolytus
   - or -
   De Jouster Tour
   Hobbe van Baerdt Tsjerke
   Midstraat at Torenstraat
   Joure, Friesland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.96806, E 5.79480
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   Beatrixstraat 10
   8601 HH  Sneek
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   Carillon given by Douwe Egberts, 1953?;
   also reported as 39 bells.
   Also church bells by Gregorius Hall
   (1603), Jacob Noteman (1636) and
   L. Haverkamp (1790).

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1958
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of the tower; it mentions the 37-bell carillon, given by Douwe Egberts in 1953(?) and 3 church bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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.

   This page was built from the database on 30-Nov-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/11/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15

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