O.L.V.-& St.Pietersbanden Kerk
   Hoogstraat (N8) at Serpentiestraat
   Nederbrakel (Brakel),
     Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 50.80372, E 3.76462
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   Includes 3 Michiels bells from 1948
   and 1950.  Restored in 1998.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     A#C   /    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1959
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen (except for 3)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012

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

The very brief Dutch Wikipedia article on the town mentions the church and carillon.

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/Oost-Vlaanderen.

   This page was built from the database on 15-Mar-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/03/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/10/21

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