DAMME : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Stadhuistoren
   Kerkstraat at Jacob van Maerlantstraat
   Damme, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 51.25163, E 3.28155
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*Carillonist:

   Frank Deleu   (A)
   E: frank.deleu@skynet.be

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 39 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 16 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1994
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1988, the instrument was enlarged to 31 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1961, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   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:

The carillonist's Webpage (Dutch/English, very long) has a section on the carillon of Damme, with photos (not clickable) and a brief description.

Wikipedia photo of the town hall (larger size available)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, 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 14-Nov-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/11/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/11/02
*Photos:

(none available)


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