Lantern E window O.L.V.Toren - 'Lange Jan' (was Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk) Krankeledenstraat/Lieve Vrouwekerkhof Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands LL: N 52.15510, E 5.38728
The Netherlands Carillon School Grote Spui 11 3811 GA Amersfoort T: 033/75.26.38 F: 033/72.15.30 E: national.carillonschool@ muziek.hku.nl
Body of church destroyed by storm in 1787; only the tower was restored. Mean-tone tuning. Apparently reduced to 35 bells on/after installation of new carillon (OLV/2), with broek system + 17c.-style clavier. Belfry holds 7-bell peal by H.M.Rincker (Sinn), installed in 2000, so tower now contains 100 bells.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: G C 42/ C G There are no missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in unknown year with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1953, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Eijsbouts (14 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1658, the instrument was begun with 33 bells by Hemony (30 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details: Height of console: 55 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 55 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 63 meters above ground Belfry openness: 65% Year of latest technical information source is 1978
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