WOERDEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Petrustoren
   N.H.Grote Kerk
   Kerkplein
   Woerden, Utrecht, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.08601, E 4.88357
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*Carillonist:

   Henk Verhoef
   E: HenkVerhoef/@/xs4all DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also a church bell by P. Hemony, 1675

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is down 2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1973
     with bells made by Eijsbouts    (except for 1)
   Prior history:
     In 1964, the instrument was begun with 38 bells
       made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1974
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the church has a photo of it, but does not mention any bells.

The Dutch religious wiki page about the church has several photos of the tower, and mentions a church bell by Pieter Hemony (1675) but not the carillon.

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/Utrecht.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  3-Jun-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/06/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

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