Upper belfry & cupola Martinitoren Martinikerk (St.Martin's Church) Kreupelstraat at Grote Markt/Waagplein Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands LL: N 53.21918, E 6.56802
Adolph Rots, stadsbeiaardier E: adolph.rots @ hetnet DOTnl - and - Auke de Boer, stadsbeiaardier E: agdeboer @ ncrvnet DOTnl*Former carillonist:
1973-2002 Dirk S. Donker
Stichting Martini Beiaard Groningen (Martini Carillon Groningen Foundation) Secretariaat D. van Dyke Chopinlaan 58 9722 KH Groningen T: (050)526 0261 E: dav DOTdyk /@/ hccnet DOTnl - or - Stichting Martinikerk Groningen Martinikerkhof 3 9712 JG Groningen T: 050 311 12 77 F: 050 312 07 98 E: email@example.com
Thu 1200-1300; Sat 1100-1200; quarter tunes from the drum.
Hour and half-hour bells connected to A#,D# in 1985. Three largest in lower belfry, 2 clock bells below playing cabin, others in lantern; mean-tone tuning; keyboard range F,G,A,A#,c,d..c, with surviving Vanden Gheyn bell G connected to F# key in third octave. Separate church bells in lower belfry (see M/1 under Chimes). Hemony carillon replaced an older carillon (details uncertain), possibly from 1578 by van Trier.
Traditional carillon of 52 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the bass octave Transposition is up 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C 42/ F G 23 The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. The instrument was enlarged in 1994 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1985, the instrument was enlarged to 51 bells by Eijsbouts In 1984, the instrument was enlarged to 49 bells by Eijsbouts In 1941, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells by vanBergen (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1788, the instrument was enlarged to 37 bells by vandenGheyn (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1671, the instrument was enlarged to 35 bells by Hemony (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1662, the instrument was begun with 32 bells by Hemony (28 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: M Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2008
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