DELFT : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Nieuwe Kerk (Sint-Ursulakerk)
   Markt
   Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.01215, E 4.36015
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*Carillonist:

   Henk Groeneweg
   E: henk.groeneweg10@gmail.com

*Contact:

   Nieuwe Kerk
   Markt 80
   2611-GW  Delft
   T: 015 212 3025

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G C 42/(A )C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   30 bells were recast or replaced in 1964
     by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1951, the instrument was enlarged to 48 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (10 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 40 bells
       by an unknown maker
     In 1661, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       made by Hemony      
       (18 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1971
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Wikipedia article about this building has photos of the tower and a partial description of the carillon.

Stock photo: closeup of bells and clock face; scroll down for more photos

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, 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  7-Jul-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/07/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/15
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