MALMEDY : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Cathédrale SS-Pierre-Paul-et-Quirin
   (Kathedraal St.Quirin)
   Pl.du Châtelet at Rue Jules Steinbach
   Malmedy (Malmédy), Liège, Belgium
   LL: N 50.42664, E 6.02776
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City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Jacques Arimont
   E: jacquesarimont@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   For some festivals

*Remarks:

   Old bells by J.Legros; also one by
   VanAerschodt (1892).  Uncertain which
   tower holds these bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 40 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C F   /    C F   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The instrument was enlarged in 1952
     with  5 bells made by Michiels    
   Prior history:
     In 1786, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (34 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The ACW Website has a clickable photo of the tower.

Wikipedia photo of the tower
The English Wikipedia article about the town has photos, but no article about the building itself has been found as of July 2022.

A search of the town Website reveals an article about the cathedral, one about the carillon and another about the cathedral bells, but they do not load.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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/Liège.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 25-Jul-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/07/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/07/19
*Photos:

(none available)

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