VLAARDINGEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Willibrordustoren
   Ned.Herv.Kerk (Grote Kerk)
   Markt
   Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.90802, E 4.34244
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*Carillonist:

   Bas de Vroome
   E: devroome/@/ziggo DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1968, the instrument was begun with 47 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 one photo of it, and mentions the carillon.

The Dutch religious wiki page about the church mentions a restoration of the carillon by Eijsbouts, as well as an ancient church bell.  There are several recent and historic photos of the tower.

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 Eijsbouts 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/Zuid Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 29-Oct-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/10/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2019/06/01
*Photos:

(none available)

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