Sint-Maartenstoren (Martinikerk) N.H.Kerk (Grote Kerk) Oude Kerkhof at Grote Kerkstraat Sneek (Snits), Friesland, Netherlands LL: N 53.03176, E 5.65848
Dirk S. Donker, stadsbeiaardier
Tuesday & Friday, 1200-30
G&J carillon (installed by Eijsbouts) was stolen in WW II; previous bells by Borchard & Eckhof.
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The instrument was enlarged in unknown year with bells made by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1969, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Petit & Fritsen In 1955, the instrument was enlarged to 37 bells by vanBergen (13 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1949, the instrument was begun with 32 bells by Eijsbouts In 1929, a complete instrument was installed with bells made by Gillett & Johnston (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1770, a complete instrument was installed with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2008
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.
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