DEN HAAG - VP : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Vredespaleis (Peace Palace)
   Carnegieplein
   Den Haag (The Hague, 's Gravenhage),
     Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.08645, E 4.29587
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*Carillonist:

   Heleen van der Weel
   E: weel.hb.vander/@/hetnet DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C --  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2013
     with  1 bell made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 2000, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (5 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1996, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (4 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1994, the instrument was begun with 38 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
       (38 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of the tower, but does not mention the carillon.

A peace carillon page has photos and additional information.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, 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 10-Mar-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/03/08
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/03/08
*Photos:

(none available)

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