EEKLO : BELGIUM

   Vredesbeiaard

*Location:

   Belfort
   Markt
   Eeklo, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 51.18459, E 3.56635
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Reported as being by J.Sergeys, but
   dated after that foundry closed.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 30 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1993
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1985, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       by an unknown maker
   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 Dutch Wikipedia page about this building has a photo of it but does not mention the carillon.

The Website of the Mechelen carillon has a text-only page about the Eeklo carillon.

A city page reports that the bells were made by J.Sergeys, which is strange because that foundry was closed in 1980.

Where the initial 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 unknown bellfoundries, 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/Oost-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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