RIJSSEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   N.H.Grote of Schildkerktoren
   Kerkstraat at Schild
   Rijssen, Overijssel, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.30776, E 6.52187
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*Carillonist:

   Jan-Geert Heuvelman
   E: jgheuvelman@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   Schildkerk
   Schild 8
   T: 0548-521120
   E: carlaheuvelman/@/concepts DOTnl
      kerkelijkbureau/@/hervormdrijssen.nl

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1998
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1973, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   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 Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has a section about the 3 church bells and a section about the carillon, but among the many photos is only a minimal view of the tower.

The Dutch religious wiki page about the building has several photos that show the tower.

The church Website has a section about this building, with a good photo of the tower and a mention of the carillon.  A virtual tour includes a panorama from the tower balcony plus a fish-eye panorama of the bells.

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 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/Overijssel.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  3-Jun-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/06/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2019/06/01
*Photos:

(none available)

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