AVERBODE - B : BELGIUM

   Bronzen piano "Reverté & Van Assche"

*Location:

   Van Assche residence (unless traveling)
   Averbode, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
   LL: N 51.021, E 4.984
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City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Koen van Assche
   E: beiaardierkoen@hotmail.com
   - and -
   Anna Maria Reverté
   E: annamariareverte@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   (same)

*Schedule:

   For special events, usually indoors

*Remarks:

   Mobile carillon, made in six wheeled
   sections that join together in the
   shape of a piano, enclosed with trans-
   parent sound-absorbing material;
   bronze contains 3% lead to speed the
   decay of sound, making this more
   suitable for playing with other
   instruments.  European standard keyboard.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The whole instrument was installed in 2013
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  1 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    1 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   2 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:   (not applicable)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023
*Links:

The Website of the Bronze Piano has photos and information about the instrument and its players.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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/Vlaams-Brabant.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/09/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/09/07
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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