WORKUM : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Grote of Sint-Gertrudiskerk
   (Ned.Herv.Kerk)
   Merk & Súd at Nonnestrijtte
   Workum, Friesland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.97906, E 5.44235
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

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*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1983
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1980, the instrument was begun with 18 bells
       made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building only mentions two luidklokken (swinging church bells).  There is a photo of the freestanding 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 non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Netherlands non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL/Friesland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 28-Feb-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/02/27
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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