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ITEMNUMBER

REGION OR CITY, CITY OR SECTOR

special

SHORTINFO

nl4.1001

Zeeland, Middelburg

F Bustijn

nl4.1002

Middelburg

C Morks

nl4.1101

Koudekerke

L Brucken Fock°

nl4.1201

Veere

C Valerius

nl4.1202

Veere

O Valerius

nl4.1301

Vlissingen

K

nl4.1302

Vlissingen

F O Pisuisse°

nl4.2101

Noord-Brabant, Roosendaal

E Orthel

nl4.2111

Bergen op Zoom

O Obrecht

nl4.2201

Tilburg

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J R instruments

nl4.2211

Oirschot

F O vd Ameyden

nl4.2221

Hilvarenbeek

J I hand organs

nl4.2231

Waspik

K

nl4.2241

's Hertogenbosch

K

nl4.2242

's Hertogenbosch

F Diepenbrock

nl4.2301

Eindhoven

H

nl4.2302

Eindhoven

O Varèse

nl4.2311

Geldrop

I bell ringing

nl4.2321

Deurne

F O Noordewier

nl4.2331

Helmond

C Vermeulen

nl4.2332

Helmond

J I hand organs

nl4.2333

Helmond

K

nl4.2341

Asten

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J carillons

nl4.2351

Maarheeze

F Badings

nl4.2371

Cuijk

K

nl4.3101

Limburg, Maastricht

C Veldeke

nl4.3102

Maastricht

F O Smulders

nl4.3103

Maastricht

F O Hollman°

nl4.3104

Maastricht

C H. Hermans

nl4.3105

Maastricht

F Bonhomme

nl4.3107

Maastricht

P H.Hermans, Hollman

nl4.1001

F Bustijn

Nieuwstraat 19, Middelburg

‘t Vergulde Pansijser

House of the keyboard player and composer Pieter Bustijn (1649-1729). From 1681 he was organist of the Nieuwe Kerk. His IX Suittes pour le Clavessin, printed in 1712, enjoyed international approval; J.S. Bach had a copy of it.

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C Morks

Molenwater, Middelburg

Monument to the clarinetist and conductor Jan Morks (1865-1926), also composer of music for harmony band.

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nl4.1101

L Brucken Fock°

Koudekerkseweg 196, Middelburg

Buitenplaats Ter Hooge

This 18th century mansion is the birthplace of the pianist and composer Gerard von Brucken Fort, °1859; he lived here until 1871. Once very popular (‘the Dutch Chopin’), his instrumental and sacred works have undeservedly fallen in oblivion.

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C Valerius

Goese Koornmarkt / Kerkstraat, Veere

Adriaen Valerius lived in Veere until his death in 1625. He is the creator of the Nederlandtsche Gedenck-Clanck (1625), a history of the Dutch war against the Spanish occupation, interlarded with songs; it is an important source of folk songs, including the present national hymn Wilhelmus van Nassouwe.

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O Valerius

Kaai 17, Veere

House of Adriaen Valerius.

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nl4.1301

K

end of Nolledijk, Vlissingen

Wind organ

This contraption is an outdoor organ; a set of bamboo tubes with ‘finger-holes’ that is merely played by the wind.

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F O Pisuisse°

Walstraat 27, Vlissingen

Birthplace of the cabaret singer Jean-Louis Pisuisse (1880-1927).

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nl4.2101

E Orthel

Rucphensebaan 97, Roosendaal

Begraafplaats Zegestede

Grave of the composer Léon Orthel, †1985 in The Hague (born in Roosendaal in 1905).

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nl4.2111

O Obrecht

Grote Markt 10, Bergen op Zoom

Sint Geertruikerk

The great composer Jacob Obrecht is supposed to be born in Bergen op Zoom, c.1450; he worked in this church from 1479 to ’84.

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nl4.2201

J R instruments

Goirkestraat 96, Tilburg

Kessels Muziekinstrumentenmuseum

The composer, editor and printer Mathieu Kessels (1848-1932) established a factory of wind- and other instruments that was active from 1886 to 1955 and produced over 500.000 instruments. Products and utensils of the firm and many other instruments are exposed here; there is a repair and restoration workshop.

Entrance via the Textile Museum. 

www.kesselsmuseum.nl

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nl4.2211

F O vd Ameyden

Nieuwsraat 5, Oirschot

Huize den Engel

Birthplace of the singer and composer Christiaan van der Ameijden, born c 1530 and leaving for Rome in the 1550s. There he became a member of the papal chapel. He died in Rome in 1605. There is also a plaque for him in the nearby Sint Petrusbasiliek.

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J I hand organs

De Beerten 17a, Hilvarenbeek

Museum Dansant

Museum of draaiorgels (hand organs) in a fin-de -siècle atmosphere. The visitors can dance on the given music.

www.museumdansant.nl

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nl4.2231

K

Raadhuisstraat 17,, Waspik

Hervormde kerk

Organ by Matthaeus de Crane, 1767. Richly decorated. II/attached pedal/20 stops. Remarkable pedal keyboard.

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K

Torenstraat 16, 's Hertogenbosch

St. Janskathedraal

Organ by Heyneman, 1787 (rest. 1984), III/p/48, in the famous case from 1617 by Frans Simonszoon and Georg Schysler.

nl4.2242

F Diepenbrock

Markt 29, 's Hertogenbosch

House of Alphons Diepenbrock from 1888 to 1894, then working as teacher of classics at the Gymnasium (Nachtegaalslaantje 1).

The house at Markt 29 is on the location of the birthplace of the painter Hieronymus Bosch; the plaque refers to him.

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nl4.2301

H

Heuvel 140, Eindhoven

Muziekgebouw Frits Philips

Concert hall, built in 1992; two halls, resp. 1250 and 385 seats. Façade with reliefs by M. Mausz of the composers H. Andriessen, Britten, Gershwin, Messiaen, Shostakovich and Stockhausen.

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O Varèse

Gagelstraat 38, Eindhoven

Edgard Varèse lived here, working at his Poème Electronique for the Philips pavilion by Corbusier at the World Exhibition in Brussels, 1958.

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nl4.2311

I bell ringing

Nieuwendijk 2, Geldrop

Brigidakerk

The four octave carillon in the bell tower is played by the Wisselluidersgilde, a fixed group of eight persons who take turns ringing the bell to which each is linked. They create a melody by selecting a particular sequence out of over 40.000 alternatives. They gather at Thursday, 19:30-20:30. This tradition is rather unique in the world.

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F O Noordewier

Helmondseweg 20, Deurne

Birthplace of the well-known soprano singer Aaltje Noordewier-Reddingius (1868-1949), pupil of Messchaert and teacher of the ‘Dutch Kathleen Ferrier’, Aafje Heynis.

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nl4.2331

C Vermeulen

Speelhuisplein, Helmond

Bust of the composer, critic and writer Matthijs Vermeulen, °1888 in Helmond, whose writings were influential. His ‘polymelodic’ compositions have a very personal stamp. He died in 1967.

At the same place a bust of the composer and conductor Alphonse Stellaert (°1920 in Helmond), who worked in France from 1946 and died there in 1995.

Both busts are by Trudie Broos.

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J I hand organs

Torenstraat 36a, Helmond

Gaviolizaal

Museum of draaiorgels (hand organs) and accordions in a former fire station. Concerts.

It will move to another address in 2020: Parallelweg 2, Helmond.

www.draaiorgelshelmond.nl

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nl4.2333

K

Kerkstrat 54,, Helmond

Sint-Lambertuskerk

Organ by Guillaume Robustelly, made in 1772 for Averbode Abbey (Belgium) and moved here in 1822. Alterations in 1862 (Smits) and 1974 (Verschueren). Full of French flavor. III/p/44.

nl4.2341

J carillons

Ostaderstraat 23, Asten

Nationaal Beiaard- en Natuurmuseum

Comprehensive museum about carillon playing and making, fine collection of historical bells. There is a relation with the leading bell foundry in the Netherlands, the firm of Eijsbouts in Asten. (The museum has been combined with a museum of natural history)

www.museumasten.nl

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nl4.2351

F Badings

Hugten 5,, Maarheeze

House of Henk Badings (1907-1987) from 1972 until his death. Badings was a leading composer of the same generation as Hendrik Andriessen and internationally the most renowned of the two. His vast and varied oeuvre reveals a great skill; educated as an engineer, he became a specialist in acoustics and a pioneer in electronic music and composition with 31 tones (> nl1.1001).

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nl4.2371

K

Kerkstraat 8,, Cuijk

Sint-Martinuskerk

Fine organ by Andries Severijn, made in the second quarter of the 17th century for a Belgian monastery, moved to Cuijk in 1803 and placed in the present church in 1913. During the last restoration in 2016, severe corrosion of the pipes had to be undone. III/p/34.

nl4.3101

C Veldeke

(Henric van) Veldekenplein, Maastricht

Monument of the writer and representative of courtly epic Minnesang, Henric van Veldeke, who was born in Maastricht c 1130-40. Like other Minnesänger he may have been a composer and singer of his strophes, but that is not for sure.

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nl4.3102

F O Smulders

Sint Hubertuslaan 3, Maastricht

One of the houses (1915-18) of the unjust forgotten pianist and composer Carl Antoon Smulders (Maastricht 1863-Liège 1934); he was a friend of Diepenbrock.

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F O Hollman°

Spilstraat 4, Maastricht

Birthplace of the cello virtuoso Joseph Hollman (1852-1926). He played in the court orchestra of king William III and was honored with the title of ‘Royal Violoncellist’. Some works by Saint-Saëns were dedicated to him.

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C H. Hermans

Henri Hermanspark, Maastricht

The pianist and conductor Henri Hermans (1883-1947) was the leading musical personality in Maastricht during the first half of the 20th century as music school director and conductor of the local orchestra. Of the monument by Charles Vos (1948) a replica was placed in Nuth, where Hermans was born.

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F Bonhomme

Alexander Battalaan 1, Maastricht

Birthplace of the female composer Andrée Bonhomme (1905-82).

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P H.Hermans, Hollman

Tongerseweg 292, Maastricht

Algemene Begraafplaats

Graves of Joseph Hollman and Henri Hermans.