LIEGE - PPE : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Palais des Princes Evêques
   Place Saint Lambert
   Liège (Luik), Liège (Luik), Belgium
   LL: N 50.64588, E 5.57332
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Old bells by Petrus Bouverie

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1895
     with  1 bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1717, the instrument was begun with 17 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (17 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   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 French Wikipedia page about this building has several photos but does not mention these small bells.  Our best guess is that they are in the clock cupola.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Belgian chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Belgian chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Liège.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Nov-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/11/02
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/24
*Photos:

(none available)


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