City carillon (stadsbeiaard, #5)
South tower Cathedral of SS.Michael & Gudula (St.Michielstoren, Cathédrale St-Michel) Sint-Goedeleplein Bruxelles / Brussel, Brabant, Belgium LL: N 50.84784, E 4.35935
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May-Sep: Saturday 1500-1600; Oct-Apr: weekly, about an hour near mid-day (variable day & time)
First four bells supplied through Horacantus in 1967. North tower holds "Salvator", est.6600-6700 kg, 1638, by P. de Clerck & P. vanden Ghein. The previous carillon here (33 A.-J. vanden Gheyn, 1762-7, with 7 older bells) was not a city carillon (see BRUSSELS - STN and BRUSSELS - B for the 4 previous ones); it was destroyed by war in 1793.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: G C 42/ A#-- There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1975 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1767, a complete instrument of 40 bells was installed by vandenGheyn (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: EW7 Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1994
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