Zuidhavenpoort Nieuwe Haven at Oude Haven Zierikzee, Zeeland, Netherlands LL: N 51.64751, E 3.92586*Former Location:
Town Hall (see ZIERIKZEE - S under Carillons)
The oldest well-preserved carillon. Bells by Peter van den Gheyn I, 1550/53/54 and Peter II, 1593; hour bell is a fourth below; added semitone is flat 7th. Removed from City Hall by 1927; then part of a museum exhibit in City Hall until installed here by Eijsbouts.
Electric-automatic chime of 13 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: (E )A A / NONE There is one added semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1963 with bells made by vandenGheyn in 1550-1593 Year of latest technical information source is 1992
These bells are indexed by maker under the City Hall carillon, where they were originally located.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NL/Zeeland.
This page was built from the database on 9-Feb-12 based on textual data last updated on 2012/02/01 and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
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