Lower belfry Domtoren Domplein Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands LL: N 52.09066, E 5.12132
Utrechts Klokkenluiders Gilde (UKG)
Secretariat UKG Rochus Meeuwiszstraat 9 3554 VR Utrecht T: (06) 129 29 894 E: info /@/ klokkenluiders DOTnl
6 largest bells by Geert van Wou; seven others were melted down in 1664 to make a carillon. Replacements were cast to similar profiles; added semitone is flat 7th. Last bell, also by van Wou, has unknown history, and duplicates B1. Aug.2019: Tower undergoing restoration, to be completed in 2023; currently shrouded in scaffolding.
Rope-swung peal of 14 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: F#C# / ---- The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. The instrument was enlarged in unknown year by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1982, 7 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Eijsbouts (7 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1505, the instrument was begun with 13 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (6 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2008
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