GOEDEREEDE : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Elizabethtoren (N.H.Kerk)
   (or St.Catharinatoren)
   Het Klooster
   Goedereede, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.81848, E 3.97583
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City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Jan Bezuijen, stadsbeiaardier
   E: janenjannybezuijen@gmail.com
      Webform @ www.janbezuijen.nl

*Contact:

   Torenmuseum Goedereede
   Kerkpad 9
   3252 AW  Goedereede
   E: a.kastelein3/@/kpnplanet DOTnl

*Schedule:

   Saturdays 1100-1200

*Remarks:

   Hour bell "Maria", by Joris (Georgius)
   Waghevens (1519), can be swung by
   motor & wheel or by rope & lever; may
   have served also as bourdon before
   last expansion; 

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 52 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D 50/(G )A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2010
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1999, the instrument was enlarged to 50 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1978, the instrument was begun with 37 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: EHQ   
   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 Website of the carillonneur has photos of the bells and the tower, as well as contact information for him.  There are a few notes in English, but the extensive history of bells and tower is entirely in Dutch.

The Website of the tower museum has a page about the carillon.  On Open Monument Day (2nd Saturday in September), the bourdon is swung at noon by rope & lever and a team of 3 people.  There are numerous current and historical photos of the tower throughout the Website.

The English Wikipedia article about the tower recounts its history and mentions the carillon.  There are current and historical photos of the tower.

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 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 31-Dec-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/31
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/12/31
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