HILVERSUM : NETHERLANDS

   Radio Carillon

*Location:

   Raadhuistoren
   Dudokpark at Oude Enghweg
   Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.22914, E 5.17005
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*Carillonist:

   Wim Ruitenbeek
   E: wimruitenbeek@gmail.com
*Past carillonists:
   19??-?? Peter Bakker
   1991-2019 Freek Bakker

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Taylor supplied a 13cwt bell, cast in
   1928, for the new town hall (completed
   in 1930), & another in 1931; both were
   removed to the new RC church in
   Putten when the Eijsbouts carillon
   was installed here.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    C --  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1990
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1958, the instrument was begun with 47 bells
       made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

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 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/Noord-Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Mar-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/06/13
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