VELSEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Stadhuistoren
   Plein 1945
   IJmuiden,
     Velsen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.46040, E 4.62468
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*Carillonist:

   Wim Ruitenbeek
   E: wimruitenbeek@gmail.com

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1965
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E37   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   40 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  50%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1969
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has one photo of it; another is here

Where 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/Noord 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 1975/07/20
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