Le Carillon du Mont des Arts
Dynastiepaleis Mont des Arts / Kunstberg Bruxelles / Brussel, Brabant, Belgium LL: N 50.84461, E 4.35695*Former location (19??-64):
(Unknown)*Original location (1958-??):
Brussels World's Fair
Palais de la Dynastie pl. des Palais 7 B 1000 Bruxelles T: 02 511 55 78
Hour bell with jacquemart on roof edge, above a large clock face and 12 figurines of historic or folkloric significance to Brussels; 11 bells visible below. Missing A#,D#,G#. Also reported as 25 bells.
Electric-automatic carillon of 24 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G in the middle octave Transposition is up 10 semitone(s) Keyboard range: (G )A A / NONE There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1964 with bells made by Paccard Year of latest technical information source is 1966
Night photo, with clock and clock-jack illuminated, and mention of the origin of the clock
Photos: #1 and #2
Another view, showing clearly the hour bell on the roof
The monarchy Website
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian non-traditional carillons by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Brussels.
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