Carillon "Jan Donnes"
Musée des Cloches et des Campanes Avenue de la Gare (D18) (center of old town) LL: N 43.47091, E 3.22248
- or - Espace Vins et Campanes Z.A.E. l'Audacieuse (west of town) LL: N 43.46916, E 3.20656 Magalas, Herault, France*Former location (1992-1996):
Abbey*Former location (19??-1992):
Familie Donnes Keerbergen, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium*Original location (1926-19??):
Residence of M.Jan Donnes Kapelle-op-den-Bos, Mechelen, Belgium
Musée de la Cloche - or - Office de Tourisme Magalas 34480 Magalas T: 04 67 36 67 13
Originally commissioned by M.Jan Donnes after his graduation from the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen; was exhibited at a trade fair in Mechelen before being installed at his home. Was inherited by his son and stored in Keerbergen. Bought by M.François Granier (bell founder in Hérépian, Hérault) in 1992 for this museum, and transferred to the city in 1996.
Traditional carillon of 40 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the treble octave Transposition is up 13 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C F / C F There is one missing bass semitone The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown The whole instrument was installed in 1926 with bells made by Michiels No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 0 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 2 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 4 meters above ground Belfry openness: 50% Year of latest technical information source is 1973*Links:
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