RONSE : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Sint-Hermeskerk (Eglise St.Hermes)
   Sint-Martensstraat
   Ronse (Renaix), Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 50.74812, E 3.59944
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*Carillonist:

   Ludo van Malcot, stadsbeiaardier
   - and -
   Dominique Wybraeke

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   1500 on first Saturday of May, June,
   July, September, October.

*Remarks:

   Includes 1 by A.L. vanden Gheyn

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1963
     with  1 bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1928, the instrument was enlarged to 44 bells
       by Michiels    
     In 1852, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       by vanAerschodt
       (1 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Photo page (without planned Dutch text) from the VBV (Vlaamse Beiaard Vereniging)

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 second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels 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/Oost-Vlaanderen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/09/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/09/06
*Photos:

(none available)


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