Waagtoren Waagplein at Houttil Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands LL: N 52.63135, E 4.75007
Christiaan Winter E: email@example.com
Thu 1830-1930, Sat 1200-1300; for the Friday cheesemarket, 1030-1100 and 1130-1200.
Original chime by Jacob Waghevens of Mechelen, 1540s; 7 added by others, with baton keyboard, before all were replaced by Melchior de Haze (see also ALKMAAR - STJ). Addicks supplied two small Taylor bells in 1929 (F2,A#2) from their stock carillon (so probably dated 1928). 2 other old bells in the tower. Action in the belfry is a mixture of broek and directed cranks.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / ---- There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1968 with 38 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1929, some bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Taylor (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1688, the instrument was begun with 35 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (9 bells remain from that work.) In 1___, the instrument was enlarged to 18 bells with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) In 154_, the instrument was begun with 11 bells with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1973
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