TOURNAI - B : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Belfort (Beffroi)
   Grand Place at Rue de Chapeliers
   Tournai (Doornik), Hainaut, Belgium
   LL: N 50.60580, E 3.38802
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*Carillonist:

   Pascaline Flamme
   E: pascalineflam/@/scarlet DOTbe
   - and -
   Thierry Bouillet
   E: thierry/@/bouillet DOTbe
   - and -
   François Clement
   E: fr.clement/@/skynet DOTbe

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Saturday 1130-1230 June-August

*Remarks:

   Old bells by R.de Croisilles (1392),
   E.L.de Fielinghien (1535),
   J.Waghevens (1544: the majority of the
   42 extant in 1925), F.Barbieux (1747)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 43 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1961
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Prior history:
     In 1875, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells
       by vanAerschodt
       (10 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   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:

Page in Dutch with 5 photos of the freestanding bell tower - all clickable for larger versions.

The first phase of this work being by an indeterminate mix of founders, it is not presently indexed.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the van Aerschodt 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 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/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 1991/06/01
*Photos:

(none available)

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