PEER : BELGIUM

*Location:

   St.Trudokerk
   Kerkstraat
   Peer, Limburg, Belgium
   LL: N 51.13275, E 5.45089
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*Carillonist:

   Erik Vandevoort, stadsbeiaardier
   E: erik.vandevoort/@/skynet DOTbe

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Includes two swinging bells cast in
   1952 by the same maker.  Also in tower
   is Mariaklok, 1641, cast in Peer by
   René Milot, Antoine Regnault and Jean
   Brochard.  Tower clock (1875) restored
   in 1997.  American standard keyboard
   (2002) by Clock-o-Matic.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 64 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     A#D   /    A#C 26
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1999
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1992, the instrument was begun with 51 bells
       by Petit & Fritsen       
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W6E   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
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 Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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/Limburg.

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

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