Sint Bartholomeuskerk Markt Geraardsbergen (Geerardsbergen, Grammont), Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium LL: N 50.77145, E 3.88358
Dominique Wybraeke Aimé Lombaert, stadsbeiaardier (d.2008)
Old bells by Yan Vrane of Goes (1428), J.Grognart (1588), T & J Tordeur (1601/32/37), A.Bernard (1730), J. duMery (1750,1762), A.J. & A.L. van den Gheyn (1779). Once included bells by de Moor (1820), Slegers (1956), Sergeys (1964), now in museum. Michiels made 12 in 1939; keyboard pedal omitted low F#,G# of manual. 1981 work included retuning old bells. Latest replacements cast in 2000,02,03.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#C / A#G There are two missing bass semitones 12 bells were recast or replaced in 2003 by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1981, the instrument was enlarged to 49 bells with bells made by Eijsbouts (11 bells remain from that work.) In 1939, the instrument was enlarged to 40 bells by Michiels (5 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1428, the instrument was begun with 28 bells with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2014
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