IZEGEM : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Sint Hiloniuskerk
   (Sint-Tillo)
   Kerkplein at Sint-Tillostraat
   Izegem (Iseghem),
     West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 50.91701, E 3.21439
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*Carillonist:

   Koen Cosaert
   E: cosaert.koen@skynet.be
   - and -
   Florian Cosaert
   E: cosaerflo@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Friday 1700-1800, weekly May-September,
   otherwise monthly.

*Remarks:

   Older bells, by van den Gheyn, van
   Aerschodt & others, were taken or
   destroyed in WW I.  The service bell
   of the church (Causard 1920) is not
   part of the carillon.  Michiels bells
   are variously dated 1923, 1925, 1939,
   1940, 1941, 1960.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C A#  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1940
     with 45 bells made by Michiels    
   Prior history:
     In 1921, the instrument was enlarged to 38 bells
       by Causard     
       (2 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     Previously, the instrument was begun with 34 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: EM3   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1952
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The initial phase of work being by a mix of founders, it is not indexed by maker.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Causard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels 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/West-Vlaanderen.

*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 2012/02/18
*Photos:

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