BINCHE : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Hotel de Ville (Stadhuis/Belfort)
   Grand Place
   Binche, Hainaut, Belgium
   LL: N 50.41067, E 4.16563
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Tordeur(9,1597) and
   Beullens(14,1897).
   Top & bottom C# missing.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C G  5
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1923
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Year of latest technical information source is 1972

*Links:

Page in Dutch with 4 photos of the bell tower and building - all clickable for much larger versions.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Hainaut.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-Feb-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/26
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/03/13


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