Sint Quintinuskathedraal Kortstraat at Vismarkt Hasselt, Limburg, Belgium LL: N 50.92980, E 5.33849
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Beiaardtoren Museum Vismarkt 3500 Hasselt T: 11 23 98 90 F: 11 26 23 98 E: email@example.com
Old bells by Antoine Bernard, replacing even older bells by various makers. Sergeys replaced 8 vdGheyn bells when adding 5; later replaced 6 more. P&F added 2 trebles and changed trans- position by connecting 2 old basses, including the present sub-bourdon, which is also one of four peal bells of the cathedral. Eijsbouts replaced 8 Sergeys bells and retuned all others; later added 4 trebles. Mean-tone tuning.
Traditional carillon of 53 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is D in the middle octave Transposition is up 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C D# /(G) A#G There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1993 with 4 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1982, 8 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Eijsbouts (8 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1971, the instrument was enlarged to 51 bells by Petit & Fritsen (2 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1958, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Sergeys (11 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1752, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells by vandenGheyn (16 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1728, the instrument was begun with 35 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (12 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: ES1nM Tower details: Height of console: (unknown) Height of lowest level of bells: (unknown) Height of highest level of bells: 36 meters above ground Belfry openness: % Year of latest technical information source is 2012
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