LIEGE - STP : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Cathédrale St-Paul
   Place de la Cathédrale
   Liège (Luik), Liège (Luik), Belgium
   LL: N 50.64010, E 5.57110
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*Player:

   Fabrice Renard
   E: fabricerenard @ yahoo DOTfr
   - and -
   Edmond de Vos
   Rue Romainville 25A
   4520 Bas-Oha
   T: 085/21 67 69

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Thursday 1100, Easter to end of
   September.

*Remarks:

   Bourdon (1776, recast 1853 by S.vA,
   recast 1881 by A.Causard) swings, with
   separate 5-bell peal; carillon hangs
   in lantern of the spire.  Includes 1 by
   A. de Roesbeke (1315), 1 by S. van
   Aerschodt-van Espen (1854), 1 by
   C.Sergeys (1906), 1 by M.Michiels
   (undated); latest by J.Sergeys.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    A#--  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1976
     with 10 bells made by Sergeys     
   Prior history:
     Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 40 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (5 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1754, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       by vdGheyn     
       (34 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is unknown
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 Vanden Gheyn bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
(The intermediate bells being only single, they are not indexed.)
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 12-Mar-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/02/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/02/19


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