Sint Sulpitiuskerk (Collegiale) (St.Sulpicius) Grote Markt Diest, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium LL: N 50.98501, E 5.05124
Teun Michiels E: info/@/teunmichiels DOTbe
Once included bells by Alexis Julien (3,1724), A-J vdGheyn/Leuven (5,1760) Michaux (3,1912); Sergeys (1,1934, replacing broken vdGheyn), Eijsbouts (7,1950, replacing Michaux & 1 broken Hemony); P&F (1,1964, replacing broken vdGheyn). Keyboard Denyn standard by Eijsbouts (1950). After Sergeys work, surviving vdGheyn bells went to city museum. Suffered some damage in WW I but none in WW II.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave Transposition is up 8 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C G There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1973 with 15 bells made by Sergeys Prior history: In 1950, the instrument was enlarged to 43 bells by Eijsbouts (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1912, the instrument was enlarged to 40 bells by Michaux (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1671, the instrument was begun with 32 bells by Hemony (32 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: EnM Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2014
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