VEENDAM : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Ned.Herv.Kerk
   J.G.Pinksterstraat at Kerkplein
   Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands
   LL: N 53.10534, E 6.87487
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*Carillonist:

   Vincent Hensen
   E: hensenv@gmail.com
*Former carillonist:
   19??-?? Bert Scholten
   2001-?? Adolph Rots

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Mondays 1430-1530

*Remarks:

   Original carillon also reported as
   35 bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C 48/    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2008
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1983, the instrument was enlarged to 41 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1958, the instrument was begun with 36 bells
       made by vanBergen   
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

WCF photo of the church

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second 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 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/Groningen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 13-Apr-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/04/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/05/27
*Photos:

(none available)

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