Traditional carillons in Denmark:
index by maker

Traditional carillons in Denmark and its dependencies contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  Most such sites (exceptions as noted below) are listed here by foundry and year in the following order:

For an explanation of what this index contains (and does NOT contain), and of the additional details on each entry, see the Bellfoundry Indexes Advice.

The details listed below are summarized on a corresponding page.


Bellfoundry unknown

The sources which reported the existence of these instruments, or the phase of work listed here, did not identify their makers.  They are listed in city name order rather than date order.
KALUNDBORG                    : DENMARK - S  20__ C
   Kalundborg Kirke
MARSTAL                       : DENMARK      20?? E
   Kirke
NYBORG                        : DENMARK - F  ???? ?  mech?
   Vor Frue Kirke
STOUBY                        : DENMARK - J  20__ C
   Rohden Gods
THISTED                       : DENMARK - J  20__ C
   Kirke
VALBY                         : DENMARK - J  20?? C
   Margrethe Kirken

van Aerschodt, Leuven (Louvain), Belgium

HILLEROD                      : DENMARK - S  1886 C  non-trad*
   Slot (Royal Castle)
Complete list of van Aerschodt foundry output.

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

HOLBAEK                       : DENMARK - S  ???? I
   Sct.Nicolai Kirke
HOLBAEK                       : DENMARK - S  20?? E
   Sct.Nicolai Kirke

HOLSTEBRO - N                 : DENMARK - J  1969 F
   Nørrelandskirken
HOLSTEBRO - STJ               : DENMARK - J  1974 C
   Sct.Jørgenskirke (St.Jorgen Tower)
VEJLE                         : DENMARK - J  1975 F
   Sct.Nicolaj Kirke
VEJLE                         : DENMARK - J  1977 I
   Sct.Nicolaj Kirke
HOLBAEK                       : DENMARK - S  1979 F
   Sct.Nicolai Kirke
VEJLE                         : DENMARK - J  1979 E
   Sct.Nicolaj Kirke
MARSTAL                       : DENMARK      1987 F
   Kirke
KOBENHAVN - H                 : DENMARK - S  2002 E
   Helligånds Kirken (Holy Spirit Church)
HILLEROD                      : DENMARK - S  2005 R
   Slot (Royal Castle)
SVENDBORG                     : DENMARK - F  2009 E
   Vor Frue Kirke (Our Lady Church)
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

SVENDBORG                     : DENMARK - F  1958 F
   Vor Frue Kirke (Our Lady Church)
FAABORG                       : DENMARK - F  1960 C
   Klokketårnet (Bell Tower)
VARDE                         : DENMARK - J  1963 C
   Sct.Jacobi Kirke
SILKEBORG                     : DENMARK - J  1965 C
   Kirke
AALBORG - B                   : DENMARK - J  1970 C
   Sct.Budolfi Domkirke
   (St.Botolph Cathedral)
KOBENHAVN - M                 : DENMARK - S  1970 C
   Margrethekirken (St.Margaret Church)
KOLDING                       : DENMARK - J  1973 C
   Sct.Nicolai Kirke
LOGUMKLOSTER - T              : DENMARK - J  1973 C
   [Kong] Frederik IX's Klokkespil
   Church Music School
KOBENHAVN - VF                : DENMARK - S  1981 C
   Vor Frelsers Kirke
   (Church of Our Saviour)
FREDERIKSHAVN                 : DENMARK - J  1985 C
   Kirke
BRONDBY STRAND                : DENMARK - S  1986 C
   Brøndby Strand Kirke
ODENSE                        : DENMARK - F  1989 C
   Sct.Knuds Domkirke
   (Saint Canute's Cathedral)
RANDERS                       : DENMARK - J  1994 C
   Sct.Mortens Kirke
LOGUMKLOSTER - Mobile         : DENMARK - J  2006 C
   Det transportable klokkespil
     (travelling carillon)
   Det Skandinaviske Klokkenistskole
   (Scandinavian Carillon School)
Complete list of Petit & Fritsen foundry output.

Michiels, Mechelen, Belgium

HILLEROD                      : DENMARK - S  1928 R
   Slot (Royal Castle)
HOLTE                         : DENMARK - S  1928 F  trad*
   Søllerød Slot (Castle)
HOLTE                         : DENMARK - S  1929 E  trad*
   Søllerød Slot (Castle)
   * currently disconnected
Complete list of Michiels foundry output.

Paccard, Annecy, France

HERNING                       : DENMARK - J  1989 C
   Kirke
GRENAA                        : DENMARK - J  1995 F
   Queen Ingrids Carillon
   Sankt Gertruds kirke
GRENAA                        : DENMARK - J  2008 I
   Queen Ingrids Carillon
   Sankt Gertruds kirke
GRENAA                        : DENMARK - J  2010 E
   Queen Ingrids Carillon
   Sankt Gertruds kirke
Complete list of Paccard foundry output.

Rincker, Sinn, Germany

AARHUS                        : DENMARK - J  1964 E
   Rådhus (Town Hall)
Complete list of Rincker foundry output.

De Smithske, Aalborg, Denmark

HILLEROD                      : DENMARK - S  1915 R
   Slot (Royal Castle)
KOBENHAVN - VF                : DENMARK - S  1928 C
   Vor Frelsers Kirke
   (Church of Our Saviour)
AALBORG - B                   : DENMARK - J  1934 C  trad*
   Sct.Budolfi Domkirke
   (St.Botolph Cathedral)
(This is a complete list of known De Smithske foundry output.)

Sørensen, Brønderslev, Denmark

All of these entries are specifically identified as being cast by K.T.A.Sørensen, though it is believed that other members of the family may also have been involved with the foundry.
KOBENHAVN - VF                : DENMARK - S  1928 C
   Vor Frelsers Kirke
   (Church of Our Saviour)
SVENDBORG                     : DENMARK - F  1946 C
   Vor Frue Kirke (Our Lady Church)
KOBENHAVN - H                 : DENMARK - S  1947 F
   Helligånds Kirken (Holy Spirit Church)
AARHUS                        : DENMARK - J  1948 F
   Rådhus (Town Hall)
ODENSE                        : DENMARK - F  1979 F  trad*
   Sct.Knuds Domkirke
   (Saint Canute's Cathedral)
(This is a complete list of Sørensen foundry output.)

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year.
VEJLE                         : DENMARK - J  1939 C  chime*
   Sct.Nicolaj Kirke
   cast by Løw & søn, København
HOLSTEBRO - N                 : DENMARK - J  1989 I
   Nørrelandskirken
   cast by Thubalka (B.Nielsen)
HOLSTEBRO - N                 : DENMARK - J  1996 E
   Nørrelandskirken
   cast by Thubalka
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.


This index page was built from the database on 7-Aug-06 and last revised on 10-Sep-15.

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