KORTENBOS : BELGIUM

*Location:

   O.L.V.-Hemelvaartbasiliek
   Hasseltsesteenweg at Basiliekstraat
   Kortenbos (Kozen),
     Sint-Truiden, Limburg, Belgium
   LL: N 50.85748, E 5.23972
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*Carillonist:

   Noël Reynders
   Tiensesteenweg 299
   BE-3800 St.-Truiden
   T: 011/68 82 58
   - and -
   Frederik Reynders
   E: frederikreynders@hotmail.com
   - and -
   Hendrik Reynders

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 27 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 19 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /FAC)C D 17
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1954
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973
*Links:

Wikipedia (Dutch) has a brief history of the church, with a photo of the building; a better photo is classified under nearby Sint-Truiden.

Descriptive article (in Dutch, with tower photo) from the VBV (Vlaamse Beiaard Vereniging)

Where 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/Limburg.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 15-Mar-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/03/09
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/03/13
*Photos:

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