Sint-Gorikstoren (St.Gaugericus)
   Haaltert, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 50.90205, E 4.00548
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   Bart Eeckhout




   Not regularly played


   Bells cast variously in 1946, 1950,
   1953, 1954, 1959, 1960; three sub-basses
   are the swinging bells of the church
   New playing & practice keyboards in
   1996; old keyboard remains in tower.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 44 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is E  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 16 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: A#CDC F 48/A#CDC G 22
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1955
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S3    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1972

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

The Dutch Wikipedia page about the city has a photo of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels 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/Oost-Vlaanderen.

   This page was built from the database on 24-Mar-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/03/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/11/02

(none available)

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