SPAKENBURG : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Carillon Tower
   Broerswetering at Spuistraat
   Spakenburg,
     Bunschoten, Utrecht, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.25264, E 5.37742
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*Carillonist:

   Mathieu Polak
   E: mathieudpolak@hotmail.com
   - and -
   Andre Kukolja
   E: kukolja17/@/zonnet DOTnl
*Former carillonists:
   1984-2003 Ineke Bijen-Bakker
   1984-2005 Bob Vuijk
   2005-17 Bauke Reitsma

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Saturdays 1430-1530;
   autoplay every half hour

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1996
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1984, the instrument was begun with 42 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2018
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the tower has a photo of it.

The Website of a former carillonneur has a page about this carillon.

Where the initial phase of this 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/Utrecht.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Apr-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2019/04/20
*Photos:

(none available)

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