South tower Collégiale St-Barthélemy (Sint-Bartholomeuskerk) Place St-Barthélemy Liège (Luik), Liège (Luik), Belgium LL: N 50.64786, E 5.58277
Jean-Christophe Michallek E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pastorie Place St-Barthélemy 8 4000 Liège T: 041/23 49 98
Angelus at 0800 & 1200 daily
First carillon, of unknown origin and date, was relocated here from the old Sint-Gillisabdij; it disappeared in the French Revolution. The second was cast in 1774 by M.-J. vanden Gheyn & son A.-J. vanden Gheyn for the Cistercian abbey Val-Saint-Lambert, was bought by this church in 1804 and installed in 1807. A Causard bell was added in 1897, but removed in the 2004-14 renovation and will become a peal bell in the north tower. Reports of 40 bells are incorrect; last 12 bells by Eijsbouts, possibly of varying dates; bass now 900kg (pitch not reported).
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown The instrument was enlarged in 2014 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 200_, the instrument was enlarged to 48 bells by Eijsbouts In 1774, the instrument was begun with 37 bells made by vandenGheyn Previously, a complete instrument of 23 bells was installed with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2022
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