Stadhuistoren (Belfort) Grote Markt Zandstraat/Koppelandstraat Herentals, Antwerpen, Belgium LL: N 51.17696, E 4.83614
Koen van Assche, stadsbeiaardier (A) Broekstraat 23 3271 Averbode T: 13/78 20 22 E: BeiaardierKoen@hotmail.com
Sundays 1600-1700, April-September
"Maria" by M.Waghevens, 1533, was connected as sub-bourdon in 1963, then disconnected in 1994, and now is on display at ground level. Chime of 1630-49 by Reynauld (Regnault), number uncertain; six retained in 1843-44 carillon by Louvain firm of A.L.J. Van Aerschodt - Vanden Gheyn.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave Transposition is up 10 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#C / A#G There are two missing bass semitones The bells were re-tuned in 1994 by Eijsbouts (1 was removed) Prior history: In 1963, the instrument was enlarged to 50 bells with bells made by Petit & Fritsen (except for 1) (43 bells remain from that work.) In 1843, the instrument was enlarged to 35 bells by vanAerschodt (4 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1649, the instrument was begun with 17 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (2 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2009
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