MECHELEN - HVB : BELGIUM

*Location:

   'Hof van Busleyden'
   Stedelijk Museum
   Frederik de Merodestraat 65-67
   Mechelen (Malines, Mechlin),
     Antwerpen, Belgium
   LL: N 51.03116, E 4.48228
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*Carillonist:

   (Carillon students)

*Contact:

   Kon.Beiaardschool "Jef Denyn"
   (Royal Carillon School)
   Bruul 52, bte 5
   B-2800 Mechelen
   T: 15 20 47 92  F: 15 20 31 76
   E: beiaardschool/@/mechelen DOTbe
   - or -
   Dienst Toerisme
   Stadhuis
   Grote Markt
   2800 Mechelen
   T: 015/29 76 50

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     A#C   /    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1953
     with bells made by Michiels    
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
*Links:

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/Antwerpen.

*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 2014/03/09
*Photos:

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