ZOUTLEEUW : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Sint-Leonarduskerk
   Grote Markt
   Zoutleeuw (Léau),
     Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
   LL: N 50.83342, E 5.10309
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*Carillonist:

   Noël Reynders
   Tiensesteenweg 299
   3800 St.-Truiden
   T: 011/68 82 58
   - and -
   Frederik Reynders
   E: frederikreynders@hotmail.com
   - and -
   Hendrik Reynders

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Sundays 1600 in May, June, September

*Remarks:

   Older bells by Waghevens,
   S. van Aerschodt, Espen; some may have
   been removed in the expansion, or may
   be in the great southwest tower.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 39 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 1963, the instrument was enlarged to 38 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1866, the instrument was begun with 30 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The VBV page about this carillon has a photo but no text (yet).

The Dutch Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it, but the crossing cupola which holds the carillon (briefly mentioned in the text) is only partly visible.
The corresponding English Wikipedia article has other photos of the west and central towers.

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 second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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/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 2014/03/09
*Photos:

(none available)


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