Collégiale Ste-Gertrude (St.-Geertruikerk) Grand Place Nivelles (Nijvel), Brabant wallon, Belgium LL: N 50.59734, E 4.32302
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Weekly for Saturday market; also Sunday noon from Easter to mid-October.
1925 instrument had 3 bells by S. van Aerschodt, 1862; one remains. Part of 1980 expansion cast by Eijsbouts under Sergeys' name. Paccard recastings are undated. 24 VanAerschodt bells removed from the carillon are now on display in the cloister. There may once have been an older carillon here.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is down 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C G There are two missing bass semitones The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown 11 bells were recast or replaced in unknown year by Paccard Prior history: In 1980, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Sergeys (30 bells remain from that work.) In 1925, the instrument was begun with 43 bells by vanAerschodt (6 bells remain from that work.) Pitch of heaviest bell was B in the bass octave Transposition was up 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range was: A#G / A#F There were three missing bass semitones No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2021*Links:
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