O.L.V. Kerk Kerkstraat near Marktplein Nieuwpoort (Nieuport), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium LL: N 51.12909, E 2.75100
(Mrs.) Els Debevere E: els.debevere/@/ skynet DOTbe*Past carillonneurs:
1895-1914 Louis Deschieter 1907-1914 Cyriel Michiels 1954-2004 Paul Bourgois
Dienst voor Toerisme Grote Markt 7 8620 Nieuwpoort T: 058/22.44.22 E: email@example.com
Friday 1115-1145 (market days); Wed.2030 (mid-June to mid-Sept)
Carillon of 1735, by P.van den Gheyn, replaced an older collection of bells (details unknown). Georgius Dumery added 10 bells between 1760 and 1777. A.L.J.van Aerschodt recast 2 in 1845, and 5 more in 1879. All destroyed by war in 1914. Console has two rows of black keys (diachromatic) on manual, one row (flats only) on pedal. Pythagorean tuning. Keyboard Bb,C,Eb,F,G also swing.
Traditional carillon of 49 notes using 67 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 5 semitone(s) Keyboard range: BbC * / BbG * There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1952 with 67 bells made by Michiels Prior history: In 1845, some bells were recast or replaced with bells made by vanAerschodt (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1777, the instrument was enlarged to 44 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (1 bells remain from that work.) In 1735, the instrument was begun with 34 bells by vandenGheyn (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: S5 Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1991
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