VERVIERS - ND : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Église Notre Dame aux Récollets
   (O.L.V.-Kerk)
   Place du Martyr
   Verviers, Liège, Belgium
   LL: N 50.59380, E 5.85949
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*Carillonist:

   Marie-Madeleine Crickboom
   E: thonard-crickboom/@/skynet DOTbe

*Contact:

   Église Notre Dame aux Récollets
   Place du Martyr 106
   4800 Verviers

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 40 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  8 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C F   /    C F   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Prior history:
     Previously, a complete instrument of 30 bells was installed
       by vanAerschodt
       (0 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:

The church is classified as a heritage monument, but the tower is excluded!

A Website about churches (in French) has a photo of the building and tower, but does not mention the bells.

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 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/Liège.

*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 2012/09/07
*Photos:

(none available)

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