KATWIJK AAN ZEE : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Oudekerkstoren
   (N.H.Andrieskerk)
   Boulevard Sea at Andreashof
   Katwijk aan Zee,
     Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.20258, E 4.39243
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*Carillonist:

   Martien van der Knijff
   Ds.Otto Veeninglaan 17
   8096 XG  Oldebroek
   T: 525 633512   M: 6 8149 5502
   E: mvdknijffmp@hotmail.com,
      info/@/beiaardiermartien DOTnl
*Past carillonist:
   19??-?? Hessel de Harder

*Contact:

   Oude Kerk
   Boulevard 109
   2225 GR  Katwijk aan zee

*Schedule:

   (Irregular)

*Remarks:

   Church bell connected as sub-bourdon

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 38 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C# in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 13 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D 37/(G )C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1993
     with  2 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1960, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       with bells made by vanBergen   
       (35 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2019
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The page for this church on the parish Website has a few photos of the building.

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has several photos of it, but does not mention the bells.

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/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 2019/03/21
*Photos:

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