LEIDEN - S : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadhuistoren
   Vismarkt at Koombrugsteeg
   Leiden, Zuid Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.15804, E 4.49099
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*Carillonist:

   (none appointed)

*Contact:

   Stadhuis Leiden
   Stadhuisplein 1
   2311 EJ  Leiden
   T: 071 5165165

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Carillon of 1584 (1589?) by van Trier;
   replaced by P.Hemony (29, year?)
   enlarged about 1680 by Mammes Fremy
   (10); destroyed by fire 1929.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range: (G )C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1969
     with 34 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1951, the instrument was begun with 47 bells
       by vanBergen   
       (15 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1680, the instrument was enlarged to 39 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 16.., the instrument was enlarged to 29 bells
       by Hemony      
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1589, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1976
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the fourth 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  3-Sep-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/08/30
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15
*Photos:

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