GEMBLOUX : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Beffroi
   Ven. Saint-Sauveur
   Gembloux (Gembloers), Namur, Belgium
   LL: N 50.56076, E 4.69313
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*Carillonist:

   Serge Joris
   E: sc.joris /@/ skynet DOTbe

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bass C#,D# were supplied by Voegelé;
   all additions fit in original clavier.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     A#C   /    A#G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2013
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 2012, the instrument was enlarged to 49 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
     In 1963, the instrument was begun with 47 bells
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
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 Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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/Namur.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/11/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/11/24
*Photos:

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