TIELT : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Belfort/Stadhuis/Halletoren
   Markt
   Tielt (Thielt),
     Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
   LL: N 51.00037, E 3.32702
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*Carillonist:

   (None appointed)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Sunday 1145-1245

*Remarks:

   Older bells by du Mery.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C A   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Prior history:
     In 1773, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (30 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:

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

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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 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 1979/08/07
*Photos:

(none available)


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