Stadhuistoren Vismarkt at Koombrugsteeg Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands LL: N 52.15804, E 4.49099
(none appointed)*Past carillonist:
19??-87 Rien Ritter (d.)
Stadhuis Leiden Stadhuisplein 1 2311 EJ Leiden T: 071 5165165
Silent during renovation
Carillon of 1583-4 (1589?) by Hendrick van Trier; replaced by P.Hemony (19, 1680) & Mammes Fremy (10 basses, 1681); destroyed by fire 1929. Most of the 1938 Vanbergen carillon was seized by German forces in 1944; 3 basses survived, sub-bourdon was incorporated in 1951 Vanbergen carillon. Feb.2020: taken down by Eijsbouts, to replace action and clappers.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: (G )C C / ---- There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 1969 with 35 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1951, the instrument was restored to 47 bells by vanBergen (11 bells remain from that work.) In 1938, the instrument was begun with 47 bells with bells made by vanBergen (3 bells remain from that work.) In 1680, the instrument was enlarged to 39 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1679, the instrument was enlarged to 29 bells by Hemony (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1589, a complete instrument of 23 bells was installed with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2019
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