WINGENE : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Sint-Amanduskerk
   Kerkplein
   Wingene (Wynghene),
     West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 51.05803, E 3.27832
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Parochie Sint-Amandus
   c/o Danny Vandenbroucke
   Molenstraat 10
   8750 Wingene
   T: 051/65.75.93
   E: kosterdanny@skynet.be

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original carillon destroyed 1914.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 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 unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1926, the instrument was enlarged to 37 bells
       by Michaux     
     In 1858, the instrument was begun with 33 bells
       by vanAerschodt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Tower photo (larger version available)

A city page has contact information for the federated parishes.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanAerschodt bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michaux bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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/West-Vlaanderen.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Mar-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/03/09


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