BRUGGE - Mobile : BELGIUM

   Processie-Spel

*Location:

   Holy Blood Procession mobile carillon
   Brugge (Bruges),
     West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Site locator map is not applicable.

*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Edele Confrerie van het Heilig Bloed
   Burg 13
   B-8000 Brugge
   T: 050 33 67 92
   E: info@holyblood.com

*Schedule:

   Used once a year, on Ascension Day.

*Remarks:

   Originally 1 1/2 octaves (exact number
   not reported).
   May be kept at the Basilica of the
   Holy Blood, not far from the Belfort.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    C --  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with  7 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 28 bells
       by an unknown maker
     Previously, the instrument was begun with 18 bells
       with bells made by Sergeys     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1970
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Sergeys bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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 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/West-Vlaanderen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 24-Mar-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/03/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/03/10
*Photos:

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