ANTWERPEN-KIEL : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Sint Katharinakerk
   Sint-Catharinaplein
   Sint-Bernardsesteenweg (N148)
   Antwerpen-Kiel, Antwerpen, Belgium
   LL: N 51.19296, E 4.37994
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*Carillonist:

   Ludo Van den Bos
   E: ludo.vandenbos/@/ pandora DOTbe
*Past carillonneurs:
   1922-24 Staf Gebruers  (1902-1970)
   1925-65 John Gebruers  (1898-1978)
   1966-93 (auto only)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original bells by F. van Aerschodt,
   plus 3 separate swinging bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1993
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1913, a complete instrument was installed
       with 28 bells made by vanAerschodt
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Descriptive article (in Dutch, with tower photo) from the VBV (Vlaamse Beiaard Vereniging)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the van Aerschodt bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in BE.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE.Antwerpen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/09/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/09/06
*Photos:

(none available)


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