TILBURG - STD : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   't Heike Toren (Heikesetoren)
   R.K.Kerk St.Dionysius
   Stadhuisstraat at Stadhuisplein
   Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.55772, E 5.08484
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*Carillonist:

   Carl Van Eyndhoven
   E: carl.v.e @ skynet DOTbe

*Contact:

   Parochie De Goede Herder
   Centraal secretariaat
   Broekhovensweg 2
   5021 LE  Tilburg
   T: 013-7200970
   E: info@parochiedegoedeherder.nl
   - or -
   St.Dionysiuskerk
   Stadhuisstraat 6
   5038 VA  Tilburg
   T: 013-5423914
   E: heike@parochiedegoedeherder.nl

*Schedule:

   Saturday 1400-1500;
   also Friday 11-12, May-Sep

*Remarks:

   Two heaviest bells (which swing) are
   in lower belfry, with 2 others
   not part of the carillon.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  6 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: (G )A#C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1979
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1966, the instrument was begun with 49 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W2    
   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:

The Website of the combined parish has a page for this church, with a photo of it, but there is no history of the buildings nor mention of the bells.

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the church has photos of it, but does not mention these bells.

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-Brabant.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 27-Mar-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/03/26
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/06/13
*Photos:

(none available)

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