LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Faculté de Théologie
   Collège Albert Descamps
   Grand Place
   Louvain-la-Neuve,
     Brabant wallon, Belgium
   LL: N 50.66942, E 4.61118
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*Former location (Michaux bells):
   unknown
*Contact:
   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Hour strike on Bb;
   "Cariomat" controls by Clock-O-Matic.
   Building constructed in 1984.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with 14 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1987, the instrument was enlarged to 23 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (23 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1987, the instrument was begun with 13 bells
       made by Michaux in 1921     
       (13 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Photo of the building

First of two very long pages about this instrument (all in French), with a photo of the building, partial history, and extensive photo documentation of the bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michaux bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Brabant wallon.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 15-Mar-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/03/09
*Photos:

(none available)


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