Berglaan at Stationstraat
   Genk, Limburg, Belgium
   LL: N 50.96365, E 5.50048
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   Thursdays 1100


   New keyboard by Clock-O-Matic, European
   standard, now transposing.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 52 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     F D#47/    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The present keyboard was installed in 1989
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1960, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

Descriptive article (in Dutch, with tower photo) from the VBV (Vlaamse Beiaard Vereniging)

Photo of church and tower

Keyboard replacements are not indexed by maker.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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/Limburg.

   This page was built from the database on 27-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/10/25

(none available)

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