THUIN : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Beffroi (Belfort)
   Place Albert 1er (Grand'Rue)
   Thuin, Hainaut, Belgium
   LL: N 50.33963, E 4.28656
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*Player:

   Philippe Cuisenaire

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also reported as 25 bells.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 31 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1939
     with  7 bells made by Michiels    
   Prior history:
     In 1936, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       by Causard     
       (24 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1952
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Page in Dutch with 2 photos of the bell tower - all clickable for much larger versions.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Causard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Hainaut.

*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 1992/06/06
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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