Belfort--Stadhuis/Lakenhal/Town Hall Grote Markt Dendermonde (Termonde), Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium LL: N 51.03104, E 4.09864
Marc Van Boven E: marc.van.boven/@/skynet DOTbe
Sunday & Monday, 1100-1200
Clock-chime of 1548 by Jacob Waghevens replaced 6 Waghevens bells of 1526; was equipped with clavier in 1560. Replaced with carillon by Peter VI vanden Gheyn, 1732-40; 15 of these survived destruction by war in 1914, and were incorporated into 1925 carillon by Michaux (25 new bells). All replaced by Michiels; later Sergeys replaced 8 trebles & added 1 bass. Totally restored in 2004-5.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 5 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C 42/ A#G There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1975 with 9 bells made by Sergeys Prior history: In 1949, the instrument was enlarged to 48 bells by Michiels (40 bells remain from that work.) In 1925, some bells were replaced by Michaux (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1740, the instrument was enlarged to 40 bells by vandenGheyn (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1548, the instrument was begun with 15 bells with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E35 Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2014
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