Halletoren (Belfort) Grote Markt Ieper (Ypres), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium LL: N 50.85106, E 2.88544
Ludo Geloen E: ludo.geloen/@/telenet DOTbe - and - Geert Stubbe E: klokkie/@/scarlet DOTbe
Saturday 1100 Apr-Nov (during market); Sunday 1530-1630 Jun-Sep except 1st and 2nd Sunday of August. Quarters via MIDI & pneumatic pistons
Chime of 1543-44 by J.Waghevens of Mechelen, hung in lantern, was expanded by J.Groignart and J.Samyn when first clavier was installed; included bells by Saint-Aubert. Numerous recastings and small expansions by various makers in 18th & 19th c. All replaced (in main belfry) by F.van Aerschodt, with a mixture of old bells from elsewhere and new bells; these destroyed in WW I.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is up 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#C / A#G There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1962 with 22 bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1934, the instrument was begun with 36 bells by Michiels (27 bells remain from that work.) In 1908, a complete instrument of 35 bells was installed with bells made by vanAerschodt (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1608, the instrument was enlarged to 25 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1544, the instrument was begun with 16 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1972
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