NAMUR : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Cathedrale St.-Aubin
   Place St-Aubain
   Namur (Namen), Namur, Belgium
   LL: N 50.46469, E 4.85925
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*Carillonist:

   Thierry Bouillet
   E: thierry/@/bouillet DOTbe

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Tuesday 1100 from Easter to end of
   September

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1984
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1857, the instrument was begun with 47 bells
       made by vanAerschodt
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Tower photo (also 5 photos of the building)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the van Aerschodt bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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/Namur.

*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 1991/06/01
*Photos:

(none available)

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