HUY - ND : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Materne-Toren
   Notre Dame (Collegiale, OLV-Kerk)
   Quai de Namur, near Rue du Pont
   Huy (Hoei), Liège, Belgium
   LL: N 50.51869, E 5.23776
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*Carillonist:

   Gauthier Bernard
   E: gaut.bernard@gmail.com

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Includes bells by Bodri(1,1604),
   van Aerschodt(1,1872)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  6 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    A#--  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1969
     with 12 bells made by Sergeys     
   Prior history:
     In 1763, the instrument was enlarged
       by vandenGheyn 
       (16 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1662, the instrument was begun with 41 bells
       by Hemony      
       (19 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1977
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 Hemony bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanden Gheyn bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Sergeys 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/Liège.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

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