STEENOKKERZEEL : BELGIUM

*Location:

   St.Romboutstoren
   Wijckmanstraat at Fuérisonplaats
   Steenokkerzeel,
     Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
   LL: N 50.90978, E 4.51197
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*Carillonist:

   Rien Aarssen
   E: rien.aarssen/@/worldonline DOTbe

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Tordeur, Julien, van den Gheyn
   (33). Also reported as 44 bells (1925).

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 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 1981
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1922, the instrument was enlarged to 41 bells
       by Michiels    
     Previously, the instrument was begun with 33 bells
       by vandenGheyn 
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   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:

An intended descriptive article page (without planned Dutch text) from the VBV (Vlaamse Beiaard Vereniging)

An architectural history page has photos of the building.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanden Gheyn 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 Eijsbouts 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/Vlaamse-Brabant.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  3-May-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17
*Photos:

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