ZWIJNDRECHT : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Freestanding tower "in de vijver"
   Raadhuisplein
     at Juliana van Stolbergstraat
   Zwijndrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.81758, E 4.64675
*Former location (1963-2006):
   N.H.Koningskerktoren
   Burgemeester Jansenlaan
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*Carillonist:

   Jan van der Zwart
   E: jan/@/simpc DOTnl

*Contact:

   Stichting Beiaard Zwijndrecht
   E: gemeente/@/zwijndrecht DOTnl

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2006
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1963, the instrument was begun with 37 bells
       made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   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 carillon's Website; or alternate URL; a photo page for concerts in 2013 shows the tower in several views.

Google StreetView: image #1image #2image #3

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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)

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