NIJMEGEN - STS : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Stevenstoren
   Groote Kerk
   Sint Stevenskerkhof
   Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.84787, E 5.86232
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*Carillonist:

   Malgosia Fiebig
   T: 06 48 48 7114
   E: malgosiafiebig@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Monday 1100-1200

*Remarks:

   Old bells by van den Gheyn & le Vache
   (17,1734), damaged by bombing in 1944.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1953
     with 14 bells made by vanBergen   
   Prior history:
     In 1738, the instrument was begun with 39 bells
       by vandenGheyn 
       (15 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Website of the carillonist says little about the carillon

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanden Gheyn bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries, 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:Gelderland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/21
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15
*Photos:

(none available)


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