VOORBURG : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   N.H. Oude-of-Martinikerk
   Kerkstraat / Herenstraat
   Voorburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.06797, E 4.36391
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*Carillonist:

   Gerda Peters
   E: gerda-menno/@/hetnet DOTnl
*Past carillonist:
   1985-2011 Lucas Willem Boogert

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   2nd & 4th Sat 1330-1430; also guests
   in Aug & Sep on Sat afternoons

*Remarks:

   Keyboard above the bells;
   church bells below the carillon

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 39 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C D 38/    A#G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1984, the instrument was begun with 38 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, but does not mention any bells.  Follow the category link to Wikimedia Commons for more photos of the building.

The Dutch religious wiki page about the church mentions an old church bell but not the carillon.  There are several 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 unknown bellfoundries, 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)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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