Distribution of traditional carillons
in the Netherlands

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of traditional carillons in the Netherlands according to the weight/pitch of either the heaviest or the lightest bell and the number of bells in each instrument.  Both grids are laid out as follows:
Plot of site counts:  Bourdon Weight Code (across) versus Number of Bells (up)
C0                                 C1                                  C2                                  C3          E3 ??
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 99 TOT NR
 .          1                        .                                   .                                   .                 1 67
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 66
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 65
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 64
 .                   1               .                                   .                                   .                 1 63
 .                            1      .                                   .                                   .                 1 62
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 61
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 60
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     2 59
 .                            1      .                                   .                                   .                 1 58
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 57
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 56
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 55
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 54
 .          1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.                                   .                                   .             1   3 53
 .                1  0  0  1  0  0  0. 0  0  2  0  1                     .                                   .             1   6 52
 .                   1  0  0  1  1  0. 1  0  1  0  2  1                  .                                   .             2  10 51
 .                         1  1  0  0. 0  1  0  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  1.                                   .             9  17 50
 .                   1  0  1  2  0  2. 1  1  1  0  1  0  2  2  0  1      .                                   .             7  22 49
 .                                  5. 1  0  4  1  1  0  1  0  1         .                                   .             4  18 48
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 2. 1. 4. 2. 2. 4. 1. 2. 0. 4. 0. 2. 3. 1. 8.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1  38 47
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 46
 .                                   .          1      *                 .                                   .                 1 45
 .                                   .                            1  0  1. 0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1         .                 5 44
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             2   2 43
 .                                   .             1  0  0  0  0  1      .                                   .                 2 42
 .                                   .                                  1.                                   .             1   2 41
 .                                   .                                  1.                                   .                 1 40
 .                                   .                      1  0  0  1  0. 1  0  1                           .             2   6 39
 .                                   .                1  0  0  1  1  3  1. 2                                 .             3  12 38
 .                                   .                   1  0  1  1  0  7.                                   .             2  12 37
 .                                   .                         1  0  0  1.                                   .                 2 36
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 1. 0. 3. 1. 1. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1  10 35
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 34
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 33
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 32
 .                                   .                               1   .                                   .                 1 31
 .                                   .                         1  0  0  0. 1  0  0  1                        .             1   4 30
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 29
 .                                   .                                   .                1                  .                 1 28
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 27
 .                                   .                            1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  1                  .                 2 26
 .                                   .                                  2.                                   .             1   3 25
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 24
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1.  .  .  .  .     1 23
 * Average carillon: 45 bells, bourdon code 19 = F#1 (min 5 = E0, max 37 = C3), based on 190 instruments with 41 unknowns
NOTE: The two plots on this page can be expected to have the following similarities and differences:
 
Plot of site counts:  Treble Weight Code (across) versus Number of Bells (up)
                             C4                                  C5                                  ??
L 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 HI 99 TOT NR
 .                             .                                   .                               1      1 67
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 66
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 65
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 64
 .                             .                                   .                               1      1 63
 .                             .                                   .                               1      1 62
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 61
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 60
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2.  .  2 59
 .                             .                                   .                   1                  1 58
 .                             .                                   .                                  1   1 57
 .                             .                                   .                                  1   1 56
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 55
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 54
 .                             .                                   .             1                    2   3 53
 .                             .                                   .    1  0  0  0  0  1  1  1        2   6 52
 .                             .                               1  0. 0  1  1  0  1  0  1  0  2  1     2  10 51
 .                             .                                  1. 1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  2       10  17 50
 .                             .                         1  0  1  1. 1  1  0  0  1  0  2  0  1  2  1 10  22 49
 .                             .                                  4. 1  0  2  1  0  1  1  0  0  1     7  18 48
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 2. 1. 4. 2. 2. 4. 1. 2. 0. 4. 0. 1. 1. 6. 7. 38 47
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 46
 .                             .                                   .    1   *                             1 45
 .                             .                                   .                1  1  0  0  0  2  1   5 44
 .                             .                                   .                                  2   2 43
 .                             .                                  1. 0  0  0  0  1                        2 42
 .                             .                                   .                                  2   2 41
 .                             .                                   .                                  1   1 40
 .                             .                                  1. 0  1  0  0  1                    3   6 39
 .                             .                               1  0. 2  2  1  2                       4  12 38
 .                             .                            1  1  1. 1  3                             5  12 37
 .                             .                         1  0  0  1.                                      2 36
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 1. 0. 3. 1. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  . 2. 10 35
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 34
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 33
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 32
 .                             .                   1               .                                      1 31
 .                             .          1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1   .                                  1   4 30
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 29
 .                             .                               1   .                                      1 28
 .                             .                                   .                                  1   1 27
 .                         1  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1            .                                      2 26
 .                             .    2                              .                                  1   3 25
 .                             .                                   .                                      0 24
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  1 23
 * Average carillon: 45 bells, treble code 64 = D#5 (min 48 = B3, max 78 = D#6), based on 190 instruments with 65 unknowns


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