September 27th, 2007

 511 BELL-LINKS

gathered by Gideon Bodden


Het Molenpad Expertise
Desinging, construction and restoration of carillons, swinging bells, playing mechanisms and tower clocks, sophisticated bell tuning
(Gouda, The Netherlands / Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)


NEW / NIEUW


Rochester, Minnesota

Carillon of Mayo Clinic (Plummer Building) in Rochester, Minnesota

Gijsbert Kok
carillonneur of Weesp, Zoetermeer, Voorschoten and Bergen (The Netherlands)

Hermann Schmitt Glocken- und Kunstguss
(new) bellfoundry in Brockscheid (Germany)

Malgosia Fiebig
Carillonneur from Gdansk, Poland, currently residing in The Netherlands

Nederlandse Beiaardschool Amersfoort
Dutch Carillon-School in Amersfoort (The Netherlands)

Augsburg, 11th century bells in Dom Church
unique recording of two 11th century (!) bells in North tower of Dom Augsburg (Germany)

Wien, Stephansdom (Austria)
Bells in Stephansdom in Vienna

Freckenhorst, Bells of the Stiftskirche (Germany)
Great website on historic and new peal of bells, virtual bell ringing possible!

Christian Beck, Glocken und Turmuhren
Installers of bells, clocks etc. in Kölleda (Germany)

Amsterdam - Municipal Carillons
info on live recitals and automated music on the 4 historic carillons in Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Henk Lemckert
Chairman of the Dutch Carillon Society (NKV), playing carillons in and around Den Haag (The Netherlands)

Pully (Switzerland)
Carillon de Chantemerle (near Lausanne)

Potsdam (Germany)
history of the 1722 carillon at the Garnisonskirche in Potsdam

Potsdam (Germany)
Plans for re-building the Garnisonskirche in Potsdam

Berlin (Germany)
grand-carillon in Tiergarten, Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Perpignan (France)
Unique (and beautiful) 19th century carillon in Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste

St. Helen's (England)
Carillon in St. Mary's Church, Lowe House

Zofingen (Switzerland)

 



BELLFOUNDRIES / KLOKKENGIETERIJEN
Bachert, Glockengiesserei

Bellfoundry in Karlsruhe (Germany)

Bellfoundries in Europe
list of
info on European bellfoundries

Bellfoundry on Wheels! (United States)
mobile foundry for demonstrating casting of bells, by the Verdin company

Bollée, fonderie de cloches d'Orléans
bellfoundry Dominique Bollée (France)

Campanas Quintana
Bellfoundry in Saldaña, Palencia (Spain)

Colbachini, Fomderia
bellfoundry Colbachina, in Saccolongo (Padova) Italy

Cornille Havard fonderie de cloches à Villedieu-les-Poeles
bellfoundry Cornille-Havard (Normandy / France)

Eifeler Glockengießerei
Bellfoundry Mark in Brockscheid (Germany)

Eijsbouts, Kon. Klokkengieterij
bellfoundry and carillon builders at Asten (The Netherlands)

Gillett & Johnston
the famous company in Croydon that is no longer casting bells

Grassmayr
Bellfoundry in Innsbruck (Austria)

Lachenmeyer, specialists in welding cracked bells
Hans Lachenmeyer Nördlingen (Germany)

Manousek, Svonarstvi
Bellfoundry in Czech Republic

Mc Shane Bellfoundry
Bellfounders, now installing Taylor bells, Glen Burnie, Maryland (USA)

Meeks, Watson & Company
bellfoundry and carillon builders at Georgetown (Ohio/ USA)

Olsen Nauen
bellfoundry in Tonsberg, Norway

Paccard, Fonderie de cloches (France)
bellfoundry and carillon builders at Sevrier (Annecy, France)

Petit & Fritsen, kon. klokkengieterij
bellfoundry and carillon builders at Aarle-Rixtel (The Netherlands)

Reiderland, Klokken- en Kunstgieterij
bell- and art-foundry at Beerta, near Groningen (The Netherlands)

Rincker
Bellfoundry in Sinn (Germany)

Rudolf Perner Bellfoundry
Bellfoundry at Passau, Germany

Rüetschi
Bellfoundry (since 1367) in Aarau (Switzerland)

Hermann Schmitt Glocken- und Kunstguss
(new) bellfoundry in Brockscheid (Germany)

Soundweld
Specialists in welding cracked bells in Newmarket (England)

John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd.
bellfoundry and carillon builders at Loughborough (England)

Tsitouras brothers
Bellfoundry in Greece (one must know how to read Grecian in order to understand this site!)

Whitechapel Bellfoundry
klokkengieterij te Londen (England)



CARILLONNEURS / BEIAARDIERS

Robin Austin
carillonneur at Princeton University (NJ, USA)

Joost van Balkom
citycarillonneur of 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands)

Steven Ball
carillonneur and campanologist in Ann Arbor (MI, USA)

Hylke Banning
Citycarillonneur of Oldenzaal (The Netherlands) and secretary of the World Carillon Federation

Ronald Barnes
former carillonneur at Kansas, Washington DC and Berkeley (USA)

Twan Bearda
Carillonneur, winner of Queen Fabiola Carillon playing contest 2003, half of the 'Bells Angels' (Belgium)

Gideon Bodden
carillonneur of Amsterdam (Munttoren and Oude Kerkstoren), Oudewater en Hilvarenbeek (The Netherlands)

John Courter
one of the leading present-day carillon composers,
carillonneur and prof. of music at Berea University (Kentucky)

Frank Deleu
city carillonneur of Kortrijk and Menen (Belgium)

Jef Denijn
who is this?

Malgosia Fiebig
Carillonneur from Gdansk, Poland, currently residing in The Netherlands

Four Fists
(carillonneurs duo Ludo Geloen & Koen Cosaert, Belgium)

Jill Forrest
carillonneur at the University of Sydney (Australia)

Thomas Jörg Frank
carillonneur at the Marktkichen at Wiesbaden (Germany)

Thomas J. Frank
does this link work?

Ludo Geloen
carillonneur (Belgium)

John Gouwens
carillonneur at Culver Military Academies at Culver (Indiana, USA)

Henry Groen
citycarillonneur of Apeldoorn, Barneveld, Dordrecht, Ede, Gouda and Wageningen (The Netherlands)

Margo Halsted
carillonneur of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (USA)

Jean-Pierre Hautekiet
carillonneur of Oostende (Belgium)

Hans Uwe Hielscher
carillonneur and organist Marktkirche Wiesbaden (Germany)

David Kellner
(plm. 1670 - 1748) carillonneur of the Hemony carillon at St.-Gertrud's Church in Stockholm (Sweden)
a high quality article (in English) on the life of Kellner.

Gijsbert Kok
carillonneur of Weesp, Zoetermeer, Voorschoten and Bergen (The Netherlands)

Robert Lannoy
composer, member of the great Lannay carillonneurs dynasty of Saint Armand-les-Eaux, France

Henk Lemckert
Chairman of the Dutch Carillon Society (NKV), playing carillons in and around Den Haag (The Netherlands)

Pieter Maassen
carillonneur of Oosterhout (The Netherlands)

Marianna Marras
carillonneur at Alphen aan den Rijn (The Netherlands)

Ray McLellan
carillonneur of Michigan State University in East Lansing (Michigan, USA)

Teun Michiels
carillonneur of Diest (Belgium) and professional singer (tenor)

Gert Oldenbeuving
carillonneur of Zutphen, Nijmegen, Winterswijk, Lochem and Groenlo (The Netherlands)

Mathieu Daniël Polak
Carillonneur (at Bunschoten), pianist and composer (The Netherlands)

Henk G. van Putten
Carillonneur of Middelburg and Vlissingen (The Netherlands)

Frits Reynaert
carillonneur of Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, Almere and Dronten (The Netherlands)

Luc Rombouts
carillonneur of the University of Leuven and citycarillonneur of Tienen (Belgium)

Vegar Sandholt
carillonneur of the Oslo Cityhall

Olaf Sandkuhl
carillonneur of Rostock (Germany). Site contains well written (in German) history of carillon etc.

Rosemarie Seuntiëns
carillonneur at Venray and Helmond (The Netherlands)

Marcel Siebers
carillonneur of Kuijk, Venlo (The Netherlands) and Emmerich (Germany)

Toru Takao
Exceptionally talented Japanese carillonneur, currently living in Amersfoort (The Netherlands)

Van Balkom
site on the Van Balkom dynasty at 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands)

Rene Vanstreels
interview with and photograph of the legendary carillonneur of Hasselt, Belgium

Jacob Vincent
biography on the former carillonneur of the Amsterdam Royal Palace

Bas de Vroome
carillonneur at Vlaardingen, Rijnsburg, Spijkenisse and Naaldwijk, Organist at Delft (The Netherlands)

Bernard Winsemius
carillonneur of Haarlem and Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Boudewijn Zwart
carillonneur of Amsterdam (Westertoren and Oude Kerkstoren), Zeewolde, Bergambacht, Dordrecht. Gouda, Schoonhoven, Ede, IJsselstein (The Netherlands)

Boudewijn Zwart
a new website, containing all information on the new, unique travelling carillon 'Bell Moods' (The Netherlands)

Jaap Zwart Jr.
teacher of music theary at Dutch Carillon School, and fabulous organist! (The Netherlands)



CARILLON ORGANIZATIONS / BEIAARDORGANISATIES
Amis de l'École Française de Carillon / Quadrillon

general info, including list of e-mail addresses (France)

Association Campanaire Wallone
Campanological Association of Wallonia (Belgium)

Beiaardschool Jef Denijn, Koninklijke
Carillonschool at Mechelen (Belgium)

Change Ringers Web Directory
all about change ringing, mainly in (England)

Deutsche Glockenspiel Verein
German carillon society

Dutch Carillon Society
Nederlandse Klokkenspelvereniging (The Netherlands)

l'Ecole Française de Carillon at Lille / Tourcoing (France)
(maybe not quite up-to-date??)

Eurocarillon
a group of carillonneurs, promoting their achievements in different European countries

Gentse Beiaardkring "Clocke Roeland"
carillon society in the Flemish city of Gent (Belgium)

Guild of Carillonneurs in North America
extensive site, lots of info and links (USA)

Nederlandse Beiaardschool Amersfoort
Dutch Carillon-School in Amersfoort (The Netherlands)

Nordic Bell Friends
society of friends of carillon music and bells in Skandinavia

Stichting Torenmuziek
activities by the carillonneurs of Dordrecht (The Netherlands)

Swiss Carillonneurs Guild
the carillonneurs Guild in (Switzerland)

Vlaamse Beiaard Vereniging
Flemish Carillon Society (Belgium)

World Carillon Federation
growing site with lists and info on all carillons in the world



INDIVIDUAL CARILLONS / INDIVIDUELE BEIAARDEN

   AUSTRALIA / AUSTRALIË

  JAPAN

   AUSTRIA / OOSTENRIJK

LITHUANIA / LITAUEN

   BELGIUM / BELGIË

   THE NETHERLANDS / NEDERLAND

   CANADA

   NEW ZEALAND / NIEUW ZEELAND

   CZECH REPUBLIC / REPUBLIEK TSJECHIË

 POLAND / POLEN

   DENMARK / DENEMARKEN

    SPAIN / SPANJE

   FRANCE / FRANKRIJK

   SWITZERLAND / ZWITSERLAND

   GERMANY / DUITSLAND

 UNITED KINGDOM / VERENIGD KONINKRIJK

  IRELAND / IERLAND

   UNITED STATES / VERENIGDE STATEN

   ISRAEL / ISRAËL
 



AUSTRALIA / AUSTRALIË
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Canberra
National Carillon, Aspen Island, Canberra

Sydney
War Memorial Carillon, University of Sydney


AUSTRIA / OOSTENRIJK
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Salzburg
Carillon cast by Melchior de Haze, Antwerp 1689


BELGIUM / BELGIË
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Aalst
brief info on carillon in belfort tower at Aalst

Antwerpen
fabulous website with info on the famous Cathedral Hemony carillon and its history

Antwerpen / Kiel
carillon in St.-Catherina Church at Antwerpen-Kiel

Brugge
carillon in Halletoren

Deinze
carillon with 'Major Tierc-bells' by Eijsbouts at Deinze

Genk
The carillon at Genk

Gent
everything about Hemony carillon, Belfort-tower and Beiaardkring Clocke Roeland at Gent

Gent
more about Belfry and Hemony carillon at Ghent

Gent
high-school thesis on the Hemony Carillon of Ghent by Jan van Lokeren

Grimbergen
The carillon at the Abbey Church of Grimbergen

Harelbeke
the carillon in the Salvatorchurch at Harelbeke

Ieper Belfort Lakenhallen
Ieper

Izegem
carillon at Izegem

Izegem
on the same carillon

Kortrijk
carillons at St.-Maartenstoren and Halletoren at Kortrijk

Leuven
Campanae Lovanienses (carillon society Leuven)

Leuven - Catholic University
G&J-carillon in Central Library tower (text in Dutch)

Leuven, Catholic University
on same carillon, text in English

Leuven, Catholic University
nice hoto gallery of the Leuven University Carillon

Lommel, St.-Pieterstoren
63-bell carillon in Lommel

Mechelen
St.-Rombouts Toren

Menen
Carillon at Menen

Mol (a temporary address? www.beiaardmol.be doesn't work on Feb. 14th, 2005)
carillon and museum in St.-Peter's tower at Mol

Mons
Carillon Tower at Mons

Nieuwpoort
carillon at Nieuwpoort

Roeselare
all about tower, bells, bell-ringers, carillon and museum at Roeselare
also a nice "virtual tour of the tower"

Ronse
Carillon in St.-Hermes-tower at Ronse

Scherpenheuvel
a little info on carillon at Basilika at Scherpenheuvel

Tournai
about the unique Barbieux-carillon and the campanological history of Tournai

Tournai
another site on the Tournai bell history

Veurne
Tower, Carillon and Museum at Veurne

Zottegem
carillon at Zottegem


CANADA
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Victoria B.C.
Netherlands Centennial Carillon


CZECH REPUBLIC / REPUBLIEK TSJECHIË
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Prague
New travelling carillon in Prague, owned by bellounder Manousek


DENMARK / DENEMARKEN
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Aalborg
Domkirken Sct. Budolfi

Copenhagen / København
Carillon Our Saviour's church

Copenhagen / København
some more on the same carillon

Copenhagen / København
many pictures of brand-new Eijsbouts carillon in Church of Holy Spirit

Randers
Sct. Mortens Kirke


FRANCE / FRANKRIJK
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Baziège
remarkable carillon inside a wall

Buglose
Buglose Cathedral Carillon: it has a true 'Machine à Carillonner': a miraculous all-mechanical playing system. Must see!

Castres
Carillon at Castres

Douai, Beffroi
Carillon at Douai Town Hall

Douai, Beffroi
info on carillon at the official site of the City of Douai

Douai
Travelling Carillon Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Lyon, Hôtel de Ville
Lyon, city hall

Perpignan
Unique (and beautiful) 19th century carillon in Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste

Quesnoy, le
Carillon in Beffroi of Le Quesnoy (Nord - Pas de Calais)

Rouen
Carillon in the Cathedral of Rouen

Saint Amand-les-Eaux
Carillon of Saint Amand-les-Eaux

Saint Amand-les-Eaux
another site containing historical facts etc on the same carillon

Saint Amand-les-Eaux
and another site...

Taninges
carillon at Taninges

Toulouse
Carillons of Toulouse


GERMANY / DUITSLAND
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Berlin
grand-carillon in Tiergarten, Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Berlin
about the Tiergarten carillon on the website of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Berlin
Carillon activities in Französischen Dom at Berlin

Darmstadt
Geschichte des Darmstädter Glockenspiels
History of the carillon of Darmstadt (originally cast by Pieter Hemony, 1671)

Emmerich
carillon in St.-Aldegundis Church in Emmerich

Eppingen
Carillon in Stadtkirche Unsere Liebe Frau at Eppingen

Geisa
new carillon in Stadtpfarrkirche St. Philippus und Jakobus in Geisa

Hahnenklee
new carillon in Stabkirche in Hahnenklee

Hamburg
carillons in Christianskirche and in Mahnmal St. Nikolai-kirche

Kiel
Carillon in Klosterturm (Theologisches Studienhaus Kieler Kloster)

Lössnitz
23-bell carillon by Franz Schilling in St. Johanniskirche

Magdeburg
Glockenspiel in Rathaus in Magdeburg (former DDR)

München
carillon in Olympia Park

Potsdam
history of the 1722 carillon at Garnisonskirche in Potsdam (Germany)

Potsdam
Plans for re-building the Garnisonskirche in Potsdam (Germany)

Wiesbaden
Carillon in Marktkirchen


IRELAND / IERLAND
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Cobh
Carillon at St.-Colman's Cathedral in Cobh


ISRAEL / ISRAËL
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Jerusalem
Bell Tower at YMCA-building in Jerusalem


JAPAN
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Nagasaki Holland Village
Huis ten Bosch, Sasebo, Omura Bay, Kyushu


LITHUANIA / LITAUEN
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Kaunas
Carillon in Vytautas Didysis Museum Tower in Kaunas


THE NETHERLANDS / NEDERLAND
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Nederlandse Carillon Torens
Descriptions of Dutch carillon towers, including pictures and links (The Netherlands)

Alkmaar
Waagtoren (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Almere Haven
De Goede Redetoren (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Amersfoort
Belgenmonument (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Amersfoort
Onze Lieve Vrouwe-Toren (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Amsterdam - Municipal Carillons
info on live recitals and automated music on the 4 historic carillons in Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Munttoren
info about the Minttower at the web-site of the Monuments Care Office

Amsterdam, Munttoren
old and new paintings of the Munttoren (Regulierstoren)

Amsterdam - Oude Kerk
text and beautiful images of Oude Kerk, tower and bells

Amsterdam - Oude Kerkstoren
some info on the carillon of the Amsterdam Oude Kerk-tower

Amsterdam - Royal Palace
beautiful images of Amsterdams Royal Palace (formerly City Hall)
Notice the giant bronze statues on the roof, designed by Artus Quellinus and cast by François Hemony!

Amsterdam - Royal Palace
have a 360' view from inside the cupola of the Royal Palace!

Amsterdam - Royal Palace
about the Palace carillon on the site of the City Archives of Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Vrije Universiteit
carillon at Free University in Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Westertoren
info about the Westertoren at the web-site of the Monuments Care Office

Amsterdam Westertoren
another site about the carillon in the Westertoren at Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Zuidertoren
images of Zuidertoren and Westertoren

Amsterdam - Zuidertoren
info about the Zuidertoren at the web-site of the Monuments Care Office

Amsterdam - Zuidertoren
info on carillon Zuidertoren on Bernard Winsemius' Website

Amsterdam - tourist
on some tourist attractions in hist. center of Amsterdam
contains short description of carillons and Zuidertoren and Munttoren

Apeldoorn
the carillon at the Apeldoorn historical museum, Apeldoorn

Barneveld
Site of the Barneveld Carillon Foundation

Bergambacht
The carillon of Bergambacht

Brabant, Noord
Carillons in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant

Breda
carillon of the Great Church-tower at Breda

Breda
Carillon at Heuvel in Breda

Brielle
Society of Friends of the carillon of Brielle

Cuijk, Town Hall
small Petit & Fritsen-carillon in town hall at Cuijk (The Netherlands)

Culemborg
Eijsbouts Carillon with 6 Hemony bass bells in St.-Barbara tower at Culemborg

Culemborg
on the same carillon and tower

Den Helder
Oldest Van Bergen-carillon (1935) in Zeeheldenmonument at Den Helder

Dordrecht Grote Kerkstoren
great church at Dordrecht, heaviest carillon in The Netherlands

Dordrecht
some more info on carillon and its restoration at Great Church at Dordrecht

Dordrecht - Bell Moods-travelling carillon
new travelling carillon, owned by Boudewijn Zwart, based in the Dordrecht tower.

Dronten
The carillon at Dronten (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Edam
Speeltoren at Edam

Ede
about the carillon in the tower of the Oude Kerk and its carillonneurs

Ede
Carillon Oude Kerkstoren

Eindhoven
The Philips carillon at the city church at Eindhoven

Eindhoven
another site with info on same instrument

Emmeloord
another site about the Poldertoren and Carillon at Emmeloord

Emmeloord
carillon concerts at Emmeloord Poldertoren

Enkhuizen
The Hemony-carillons of Enkhuizen

Enkhuizen
The Hemony carillon in the Zuiderhavenpoort ("Drommedaris")

Enkhuizen
The present Hemony carillon in the Zuidertoren

Enkhuizen
other bells in the Zuidertoren

Enkhuizen - Singing Towers
facts and history on the singing towers of Enkhuizen

Etten-Leur
carillon in municipal tower in Etten-Leur

Etten-Leur
newspaper article on renovation and new bells for Etten-Leur carillon

Etten-Leur
newspaper article with funny picture of carillonneur Michel Gottmer and the Mayor, having lunch on the balcony of the tower

Gorinchem, St.-Janstoren (currently off-line?)
Gorinchem

Gouda
Hemony / Eijsboutscarillon in St.-Janstoren

Gouda
another site about the same carillon

Groningen
The Hemony-carillon at the Martinitoren, Groningen

Haarlem
carillon concerts at St.-Bavo Church in Haarlem

Haarlem
Hemony carillon at Tower Bakenesser Church at Haarlem

Haarlem
Hemony carillon at St.-Bavo Church at Haarlem

Harderwijk - Grote Kerk
Renovation-activities on the carillon of the Great Church at Harderwijk

Harderwijk
info on the carillon of the Great Church at Harderwijk (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Heerenveen
carillon at Crackstate (Town Hall) at Heerenveen (Friesland)

's-Hertogenbosch, Cathedral
info on tower, carillon, clockmechanism and peal bells of St.-John's Cathedral

's-Hertogenbosch - town hall
history of Town Hall at Den Bosch

Heusden (NL) Stadhuistoren
The carillon of the Townhall at Heusden

Hilvarenbeek
carillon in St.-Peter's Tower at Hilvarenbeek

Hilversum
Carillon in Town Hall Tower at Hilversum
(click on upper section tower, hear the carillon)

Hoogeveen
article on carillon and carillonneur of Hoogeveen

Hoorn
Carillon by Van Bergen in Great Church of Hoorn

IJsselstein
The carillon at IJsselstein (province of Utrecht) (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Beiaardkring Kampen
Activities concerning the Hemony carillon at the Nieuwe Toren in Kampen

Kampen, nieuwe toren
info on the Nieuwe Toren, containing the heaviest Hemony carillon in NL

Kampen, nieuwe toren
some more info

Laren
Carillon in Dutch Reformed church tower in Laren (province of North-Holland)

Leiden
Tower of City Hall at Leiden (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Maastricht - City Hall
Hemony Carillon in Maastricht Town Hall

Maastricht - City Hall
great site telling all about the extraordinary beauty of the Maastricht City Hall

Middelstum
history of church, tower and Hemony carillon in Middelstum,
small village in the far North of The Netherlands (Groningen)

Monnickendam
16th century carillon at Speeltoren Monnickendam

Nieuwegein
carillon in park Nieuwegein

Nijkerk
Carillon of Nijkerk (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Nijmegen - St.-Stevenstoren
info on St.-Steven's church, tower and bells at Nijmegen

Noord Brabant, Carillons in
list and descriptions of carillons in the Dutch province of Noord Brabant

Oirschot
article on carillon and carillonneur (Arie Abbenes) of Oirschot

Oldenzaal, St.-Plechelmusbasiliek
Magnificent Gillett & Johnston-carillon in Plechelmustower at Oldenzaal

Oosterhout
Carillon of Oosterhout

Oudewater
everything related to the Oudewater carillon

Rhenen
Carillon of Rhenen

Rotterdam - Erasmus University
Rotterdam, Erasmus University carillon

Schiedam
a note about the history of the Schiedam Carillon
(click histografie > bebouwing > kerken > grote kerk)

Schoonhoven
website about the 'Oude Haven Concert', a yearly Schoonhoven spectacle in which the carillon is featured.

Schoonhoven
Carillon of Schoonhoven

Tiel
about carillon concerts at St.-Maartens tower at Tiel

Utrecht
Carillon and carillon Society of The Domtower at Utrecht

Veendam
Van Bergen-carillon in Protestant Church at Veendam, plans for renovation

Venlo, St.-Martinus Tower
Petit & Fritsen carillon in Venlo (The Netherlands)

Wageningen
Carillon of Wageningen

Weert
carillon at St.-Martin's tower at Weert

Weesp
containing info on Hemonycarillon in St.-Laurens Church

Zeewolde
Carillon of Zeewolde (at www.carillon-towers.net)

Zutphen
carillon in Wijnhuistoren

Zwolle
on tower, Taylor carillon and the Zwolle Carillon Foundation

Zwolle
Basilica of Our Lady at Zwolle


NEW ZEALAND / NIEUW ZEELAND
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Wellington
National War Memorial carillon


POLAND / POLEN
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Gdansk
Carillons in City Hall and Catharina Church in Gdansk (Danzig)


SPAIN / SPANJE
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Barcelona
Carilló del Palau de la Generalitat

El Escorial (Madrid)
on the history of the carillon in the famous El Escorial
(text in Spanish by Dr. Francesc LLOP i BAYO, Gremi de Campaners Valencians)

San Pascual
carillon of Basilica of San Pascual


SWITZERLAND / ZWITSERLAND
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Lausanne
Association pour un Grand Carillon à Lausanne

Lens
Carillon in the church tower of Lens

Morgins
about new 'Carillon de la Paix' at the church of Morgins

Pully
Carillon de Chantemerle (near Lausanne)

Saint Maurice
Carillon in Abbaye de Saint Maurice

Zofingen
Carillon in Stiftsturm in Zofingen


UNITED KINGDOM / VERENIGD KONINKRIJK
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Armagh (Northern Ierland)
St.-Patrick's Cathedral (re-dedication at May 25th, 2003)

Bournville
carillon at Bournville, near Birmingham (England)

London
Atkinson Carillon, Old Bond Street, Mayfair

Loughborough, War Memorial (currently off-line?)
sound files of the Loughborough Carillon in Queens Park (England)

Loughborough
a site about the Loughborough Carillon in Queens Park (England)

Loughborough
more on war memorial carillon and museum

Loughborough
another site about carillon and museum

Parkgate
War Memorial carillon at Mostyn House School, Parkgate, Cheshire (England)

St. Helen's
Carillon in St. Mary's Church, Lowe House


UNITED STATES / VERENIGDE STATEN
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The Carillons in North America
list of all carillons in Canada, Mexico and the USA by Tony Hill

Albany (NY)
Albany Town Hall Carillon

Alfred, NY
Alfred University: Fake Hemony bells in America! Swindle by Omer Michaux!

Allendale
(pictures of) Cook Carillon at Grand Valley State University (Michigan)

Ames - Iowa State University
carillon in Ames at Iowa State University

Ann Arbor
University Of Michigan, Burton Tower, Charles Baird Carillon (Michigan)

Ann Arbor
data on carillon in Burton Tower and fabulous pictures! (Michigan)

Ann Arbor
University of Michigan, Lurie-tower North Campus (Michigan)

Arlington
The Netherlands Carillon at National Cemetary in Arlington, Virginia (Washington DC)

Athens
Concord College at Athens, (West Virginia)

Austin
University of Texas at Austin Carillon (Texas)

Berea
New Carillon at Berea College (Kentucky)

Berkeley - University of California
UC at Berkeley, Sather Tower (California)

Bryn Mawr
to be newly installed Petit & Fritsen Carillon at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church (Pennsylvania)

Centralia
The carillon at Centralia (Illinois)

Centralia
another page on the Centralia carillon (Illinois)

Charleston - The Citadel
59-bell carillon cast by "Royal Bergen Bellfoundries" (South Carolina)

Charlotte
Charlotte Country Day School, North-Carolina (North Carolina)

Chicago
Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon at the University of Chicago (Illinois)

Culver
On the last American Gillett & Johnston carillon at Culver Millitary Academy, Culver, Indiana

Danbury
Carillon repair at St.-James Church, Danbury, Connecticut (Connecticut)

Denver, Colorado - University - grand carillon at Ritchie Center
carillon in Williams Tower at University of Denver (Colorado)

Denver, Colorado - University - Whatley Chapel
30 bell Van Bergen carillon at Whatley Chapel, University of Denver (Colorado)

Durham, Duke University
Wonderful Taylor-carillon at Duke University, Durham (North-Carolina)

East Lansing
Beaumont Tower of Michigan State University (Michigan)

Frederick (offline temporarily)
carillon at Baker Park, Frederick (Maryland)

Gainesville (Florida)
Eijsbouts carillon in Century Tower at University of Florida in Gainesville

Greenville
Furman University, Greenville (South Carolina)

Hartford
Trinity College, Hartford (Connecticut)

Kennett Square
Beautiful pictures and info on new Eijsbouts carillon at Longwood Gardens (Pennsylvania)

Lake Wales - Bok Tower
Carillon at Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales (Florida)

Lawrence - University of Kansas (Kansas)
University of Kansas World War II Memorial Campanile and Carillon

Lincoln
First-Plymouth Congregational Church at Lincoln (Nebraska)

Lubbock
Baird Memorial Carillon at Texas Tech University in Lubbock

Luray
Singing Tower at Luray Caverns (Virginia)

Mariemont
Mary M. Emery Memorial Carillon (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Memphis
Idlewild Presbyterian Church, Memphis (Tennessee)

Mercersburg
Mercersburg Academy (Pennsylvania)

Middlebury
Middlebury College (Vermont)

Milwaukee
Marquette University (Wisconsin)

Missoula, University of Montana
Photographs of carillon at University of Montana (Montana)

Morgan City
61-bell carillon at Brownell Memorial Park and Carillon Tower (Louisiana)

Muncie, Ball State University
new Paccard carillon at Ball State University (Indiana)

Muncie, Ball State University
on the same carillon (Indiana)

Naperville
Millenium Carillon Naperville (Illinois)

New Canaan
Carillon of St.-Mark's Episcopal Church at New Canaan (Connecticut)

New Haven
Yale University Carillon in Harkness Tower (Connecticut)
play virtually on the Yale carillon!

New York City, Riverside Church
The Laura Spelman Memorial Carillon in the tower of the Riverside Church, New York-City (New York)

Niagara Falls
Rainbow Bridge Tower, Niagara Falls (New York)

Notre Dame University
University of Notre Dame (Indiana)

Orlando, Disney World
Travelling carillon at Disney World, 'Cast in Bronze', (Florida)

Panama City - Carillon Beach
Carillon Beach at Panama City (Florida)

Princeton
Carillon in Grover Cleveland Tower (New Jersey)

Riverside
University of California at Riverside (California)

Rochester, Minnesota
Carillon of Mayo Clinic (Plummer Building) in Rochester, Minnesota

Rochester, New York
Hopeman Memorial Carillon at University of Rochester (New York)

St. Paul
House of Hope Presbyterian Church (Minnesota)

Sewanee
University of the South at Sewanee (Tennessee)

Spokane
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist (Washington)

Springfield
Rees Memorial Carillon at Springfield (Illinois)

Springfield
New Eijsbouts carillon in Southwest Missouri State University (Missouri)

Stamford
First Presbyterian Church ('Fish Church') at Stamford (Connecticut)

Stanford
Stanford University / Hoover Institution (California)

Stanford
Hoover Institution, article on returning of the bells after retuning in Holland

Stanford
article on renovation of the Stanford University Carillon in San Francisco Chronicle

Valley Forge
Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge (Pennsylvania)

Waco
Baylor University (Texas)

Washington, D.C.
Famous Taylor Grand carillon at Washington National Cathedral

Wellesley
carillon and carillonneurs at Wellesley College (Massachusetts)

Wilmington
35 bell carillon at Wilmington College (Ohio)

Winston Salem
Wake Forest University (North Carolina)



NON-MANUALLY PLAYED CARILLONS / NIET-HANDBESPEELDE CARILLONS
College Station

Texas A & M University, Texas (USA)

Fort Smith, Arkansas (off-line?)
Westark College, Fort Smith, Arkansas (USA)

London (England)
Gillett & Johnston carillon in Regal Theatre (playable from the organ console)

Mesen
electronically played bells at Mesen (Belgium)

Minneapolis
15 bell chime at City Hall Minneapolis (Minnesota, USA)

Nederokkerzeel
automatic carillon of 9 bells at Stefanus church at Nederokkerzeel (Belgium)

Omaha
University of Nebraska at Omaha (Nebraska, USA)

Pijnacker
automatically playing carillon at 'The White House' at Pijnacker (The Netherlands)
recordings of delicious arrangements written for this carillon by Maurits Stoffels

Urbana
Chime at University of Illinois at Urbana, Illinois (USA)

Washington DC
The Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon on Constitution Avenue (D.C., USA)



CHIMES / KLEINE KLOKKENSPELEN
Battagliar di Corde

Fantastic website on the special chiming tradition in Liguria (in the North of Italy)

Cambridge, Lowell House, Harvard University (Boston, Mass., USA)
18th / 19th century Zvon, came from St. Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
You can even virtually PLAY the bells!

The Tower Chimers Site
a comprehensive site on chimes, especially in America, containing a great data base (by Joe Connors, Troy, NY, USA)

Workshop Hints Chime and Carillons
part of the British Horological Institute (U.K.)



BELL HANGERS / BEIAARD- EN KLOKKENINRICHTERS
Christian Beck, Glocken und Turmuhren

Installers of bells, clocks etc. in Kölleda (Germany)

Blagovest Bells
Imports and sells Russian bells in the USA (California)

Otto Buer, Glocken & Uhrentechnik
Bellhangers in Neustadt (Germany)

Canonico
Installers of bells, tower clocks etc. in Lagonegro (Italy)

Clock-O-Matic
Installers of bells, carillons and clockworks in Holsbeek (Belgium)

Daelmans Helmond
Bellhangers and clockwork specialists at Helmond (The Netherlands)

Eayre & Smith
Melbourne (England)

Elderhorst
Elderhorst at Palm, Pennsylvania (USA)

Gillett & Johnston
the famous company in Croydon that is no longer casting bells

Hayward Mills
Nottingham (England)

Het Molenpad Expertise
Desinging, construction and restoration of carillons, swinging bells, playing mechanisms and tower clocks, sophisticated bell tuning
(Gouda, The Netherlands / Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)

Matthew Higby Church Bell Engineering
Chilcompton (UK)

Metacal
Installation of bells, clocks etc. Broc, Switzerland

Nicholson Bellhangers
Bridport (England)

Perrot Turmuhren
Bell-hangers and clock makers in Heumaden, Germany

Michel Lucien Rowan
Bell-hanger and consultant in Canada

Schmidt, Glockentechnik and Turmuhren
company building sophisticated systems for swinging bells. Berlin, Germany.

Schulmerich
Installers of bells at Sellersville, Pennstlvania (USA)

Smith of Derby
clock and bell equipment. Derby, England

Van Bergen, Harry
US Agent for Paccard bells, Charleston, South Carolina (USA)

Verdin
bellhangers and builders of carillons, Cincinatti, Ill (USA)



"INSTALLERS" OF ELECTRONICAL "CARILLONS" :´-(
May they Burn in Hell forever!
chimemaster
lancaster, Ohio (USA)

Maas-Rowe "carillons" Inc.
Escondido, California (USA)

organtek church organ & carillon services
knoxville, Tennessee (USA)




TOWER CLOCKWORKS / TORENUURWERKEN
British Horlogical Institute

important site! (u.k.)

chimes of history (off-line?)
nice page on automatically playing clocks and chimes

Clock Care
specialists in technology for historical clockworks in present use (The Netherlands)

Spaander
Melgert Spaander, reknown restoration specialist for historical clockworks (Zutphen, The Netherlands)

Stichting tot behoud van het Torenuurwerk
foundation for preservation of tower clock works (The Netherlands)



CAMPANOLOGY & HISTORY / CAMPANOLOGIE & GESCHIEDENIS
Acoustical Society of America

paper by Thomas D. Rossing: 'Acoustics of Eastern and Western Bells, Old and New'

Ancient Chinese Bells
story by John H. H. Lienhard (university of Houston, Texas)

Association St. Patern
on bells in the Chateaubriant region (France)

Augsburg, 11th century bells in Dom Church
unique recording of two 11th century (!) bells in North tower of Dom Augsburg (Germany)

Barbieux, Jean-Theodore
notes on history of Barbieux' bells in Basecles (Belgium)

Beiaard.be
info site on carillon culture in Flanders and elsewhere LOVELY!

Bellfoundries in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
on the 33 bellfoundries that once existed (mainly in the 19th century) in the city of Saint Louis

bells in Les Landes
l'Art Campanaire dans les Landes (France)

bells in Spain
restoration, research and new ensembles of bellringers (by Francesc LLOP i BAYO)

Thijs Berkman's carillon-site
website by young, promising carillon expert (The Netherlands)

Bigelow, Arthur
known carillon designer, campanologist and carillonneur (USA 1910 - 1967)

'broek-system', research
New research in mathematical perspective, Leiden University (The Netherlands)

Carillons and Music
Scott Foresman's Silver Burdett Making Music page (for children)

Coster, Gerard and Assuerus: bellfounders in Amsterdam pre-Hemony
Genealogy of the Coster Family

Enkhuizer Klokkengieters
History of Bellfounders at Enkhuizen (The Netherlands)

Eric Sutter
Campanological subjects (France)

Geluidnieuws
about everything that has a relation with sound / acoustics

German Bells
extensive site about bells in Germany

Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche letterkunde van de Republiek der Vereenigde Nederlanden (2)
Excerpt from a paper (1924) by J. te Winkel, describing Hemony's work at the Molenpad in Amsterdam, the bellplayers, the scupltor Artus Quellinus, the architect Jacob van Campen. Poems by Joost van den Vondel etc. etc.!

Gillett & Johnston
on the famous bellfoundry of Gillett & Johnston in Croydon (London)

Glocken in Geschichte und Gegenwart
Kurt Kramer's site, on bells in general and more specifically in Germany

Gruppo Campanari Padre Stanislao Mattei
An Italian campanological society.
(in Januari 2002 they are using a links page, stolen from the Dutch Carillon Museum site!)

A harangokról
a site in Hungarian, obviously about bells... (?)

Hemony bell lifted from bottom North sea
In summer of 2002 a Hemony bell was discovered in a ship, sunken in about 1659. article in Dutch.

Hemony bell re-discovered
Interview with Gideon Bodden on Dutch national radio on August 10ty, 2002

Hemony
Article on the Hemony brothers [dutch] on site of 'Kunstbus'

Introduction to Historic Tunings
by Kyle Gann

Huygens-Fokker Foundation
a fabulous site on microtonality: everything about different tuning systems and their history.
site in English and Dutch

The Keltek Trust: Sound of Bells
many (brittish) articles on sound of bells

Klokkengieterij Van Bergen Midwolda / Heiligerlee / South Carolina
History of a bellfounders dynastie and present activities in the (USA)

lecture by Prof. Dick van Campen
University of Maryland at College Park (USA)
structural and acoustic optimization of carillon bells

library of bell recordings
by Dr. John R Ketteringham Lincoln, England

Living Carillon Bells!!!
A true miracle in New Zealand. Must See!

Michiels
restoration of machines in workshop of the Michiels
bellfoundry at Mechelen, Belgium

Die Mörser der Stadt Dülmen
German: the mortars of the city of Dülmen

Musica Mechanica
about automatically playing musical instruments

Nederlandse Restauratiebeurs
fair of restauration specialists in The Netherlands

New Hemony bell
press release on discovery of Hemony bell in North Sea (august 2002), by NISA

online conversion Calculator
for Units of Tons, Hundredweight, Quarters & Pounds
on the website of Carl Scott Zimmerman

Pays de Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique)
historical bells in Bretagne (France)

practice keyboard renovation
Mr. Almkerk at Breda (The Netherlands) renovates a practice keyboard

Probell: European research project on maintenance and protection of bells
co-operation of University of Applied Sciences Kempten (Germany), and some European Bellfoundries

Restauratieconvergent
society of Dutch restoration specialists

Russian Bells
a site on history and present-day use of Russian bells, connected to Blagovest Bells (USA)

Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg
Governmental org. for monuments care (The Netherlands)

series of articles on bells, bell history, bell casting etc.
http://www.florilegium.org/files/TIME/bells-msg.text

Sound of Bells, the
Bill Hibert does research on sound and tuning of bells (England)

Swindle: the Historic Carillon at Alfred University (NY)
article on the discovery by Dr. André Lehr of the swindle by means of which Alfred University (NY) got its 'historic' bells.

Nigel Taylor's Tuning Page
on Tuning, Temperaments and Bells

Utrecht: concerns about damage to 1505 Van Wou peal bells
The great swinging bells of Utrecht's Domtoren have been treated years ago by Eijsbouts with 'CRC',
a chemical liquid that was supposed to stop corrosion of the bronze.Now it turns out that this 'CRC'
has caused disastrous damage...

Wendell Westcott's papers on Campanology
extensive explanation of different aspects of bells and carillons and bell history



BELL MUSEUMS / KLOKKENMUSEA
Bellfoundry Museum Loughborough

museum connected to John Taylor bellfounders in Loughborough (UK)

Bellfoundry Museum John Taylor Loughborough
the same museum

Musée Campanaire Bollée
Bellfoundry museum in Saint-Jean-de-Braye (près d'Orléans) (France)

Carillons Touristiques
bellmuseum in Québec (Canada)

Chronos
museum on timekeeping in Ootmarsum (The Netherlands)

Dansk Klokkemuseum
Danisch Bell Museum in Sommersted (Denmark)

Fonderie de cloches de Robécourt
historical museum-bellfoundry, in the heart of the ancient Bellfounders' center (France)

Glockenmuseum Apolda
Bellmuseum in Apolda (Germany)

Glockenmuseum Apolda (off-line?)
another site containing info on same musem

Glockenmuseum Herrenberg
bell museum in Stifftskirche at Hellenberg (Germany)

Glockenmuseum Innsbruck
bell museum in Innsbruck (Austria)

Hasselt Beiaardmuseum
Carillon Museum Hasselt (Belgium)
>>Search for 'carillon museum'

l'Isle-Jourdain - Centre-Musée Européen d'Art Campanaire (there was a better site about this museum?)
Bell museum in l'Isle Jourdain (France)

klokkengieterijmuseum Heiligerlee (currently off-line?)
museum in previous bellfoundry of Van Bergen (The Netherlands) (momentary offline?)

Liberty Bell (Virtual!) Museum
an Internet-museum focussing on the Philadelphia Liberty Bell (USA)

musée de la cloche et de la sonnaille d'Hérépian
Bellmuseum at Hérépian (France)

Nationaal Beiaardmuseum Asten
Dutch National Carillon Museum (Extensive site!) Asten, (The Netherlands)

Olsen Nauen Museum
museum at bellfoundry of Olsen Nauen, Tonsberg (Norway)

Westfälisches Glockenmuseum
bellfoundrymuseum (Petit und Edelbrock) in Gescher (Germany)




CHANGE RINGING / BELL RINGING
bell ringing in Wales

(UK)

Brielle
Guild of Bellringers at Brielle (The Netherlands)

Calgary, Alberta (currently off line?)
Change Ringing in Calgary, Alberta (Canada)

Change Ringing Resources
(Roger Bailey) (UK)

Dalry Ayshire, St.-Margaret's Church
a peal bell by François Hemony (1658) in Scotland: very rare
besi
des, this site tells us "There is another Hemony Bell in the Wallace Tower in Ayr"

El Gremi de Campaners Valencians
Bellringers in Valencia (Spain)

Encyclopedia of the Church Bells of the City of London
(U.K.)

Exeter
ring of 14 bells at the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter in Exeter (United Kingdom)

Felstead Peal Records
the most comprehensive list of tower bell peal records in existence,
by Canon K.W.H. Felstead (U.K.)

Freckenhorst, Bells of the Stiftskirche (Germany)
Great website on historic and new peal of bells, virtual bell ringing possible!

Geldrop (The Netherlands)
Change ringers society at Geldrop

Groningen
Society of Bellringers at Groningen (The Netherlands)

Leigh End's Bells (Wheatley, Oxfordshire, England)
Change Ringing Peal fabulously incorporated in a private house

Llandaff and Monmouth
Llandaff and Monmouth Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers (UK)

Mount torrens Handbell Ringers
one of the songs on this web site is called 'Wild Hemony' (wow!) (Australia)

Nürnberg, St.-Lorenzkirche
important peal bells in the towers of the St.-Lorenz Church in Nürnberg (Germany)

Ringing.org
contains a variety of items possibly of interest to change ringers

Roeselare bell ringers (Roeselare, Belgium)
all about bellringing, tower-museum and carillon at Roeselare

Sewanee, University of the South (Tennessee, USA)
New set of change ringing bells by Whitechapel

The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers
(UK)

The Ringing World
Guildford (UK)

Utrechts Klokkenluidersgilde
Bellringers at the Dom-tower at Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Washington Ringing Society
change-ringing society in National Cathedral & Old Post Office, Washington DC (USA)

Wien, Stephansdom (Austria)
Bells in Stephansdom in Vienna

World Peace Bell
the amazing 33 ton swinging bell, cast by PACCARD, in Newport, Kentucky (USA)

Zogge
bell ringers society at Hamme-Zogge (Village near Dendermonde, Belgium)



BELL LINKS PAGES
apemutam

Association Pour l'Etude de la MUsique et des Techniques dans l'Art Médiéval
French site, very many campanological links (France)

beiaard.start.be
site for carillon links (belgium)

Berkeley
University of California at Berkeley: lots of links to carillon-related subjects (USA)

carillons in Connecticut
list of carillons in Connecticut (USA)

carillon.pagina.nl
great list of bell links, taken mainly off GB's site

Guild of Carillonneurs in North America
extensive site, lots of info and links (USA)

Het Orgel-magazine
Dutch organ organization, many links to bell-pages (The Netherlands)

Nationaal Beiaardmuseum - Links
containing a classified links-collection (The Netherlands)

Nederlandse Carillon Torens
Descriptions of Dutch carillon towers, including pictures and links (The Netherlands)

Trinity College Hartford
Guild of Carillonneurs, Hartford, Connecticut (USA)

World Carillon Federation
growing site with list and info about of all carillons in the world

World Carillon Web Site Index 2000
(so far un-successful) attempt to build index of all carillons in the world (USA)




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