Norbertijner Abdij (St.Servaas Basilica) Kerkplein Grimbergen (Grimberghe), Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium LL: N 50.93355, E 4.37180
Twan Bearda Nimfenstraat 30 2800 Mechelen T: (0)15 436 382 - or - (0)499 407 329 E: firstname.lastname@example.org twan.bearda/@/skynet DOTbe*Past carillonneurs;
1929-44 Louis Mergaerts 1945-93 Pater Jan Feyen (1920-93) 19??-2011 Rien Aarssen
Gemeente Grimbergen Dienst Cultuur Prinsenstraat 22 1850 Grimbergen T: (0)2 260 12 99 - or - Beiaardvrienden Grimbergen E: info/@/beiaardvriendengrimbergen DOTbe
Sunday 1630-1730 from Easter to end of September; also Jul-Aug Friday 2000-2100
Carillon of 1715, by Willem Witlockx of Antwerp, replaced an older carillon of unknown size and origin. Later enlarged by others, it was destroyed in the French Revolution. Next carillon by Marcel Michiels of Doornik, with keyboard by Prosper Michiels of Mechelen. Present bells by Horacantus-Eijsbouts. Enlargement of 1998 also replaced a broken bell.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 5 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C 42/ A#G There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1998 with 2 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1964, the instrument was begun with 48 bells by Eijsbouts In 1928, a complete instrument was installed with bells made by Michiels (0 bells remain from that work.) In 17__, the instrument was enlarged to 41 bells by unknown makers (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1715, the instrument was begun with 37 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2014
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