Carillon Music Files

Creator Alme Siderum (Gregorian hymn)
Gilbert Huybens, Noël and Frederik Reynders, Peter Van Bouwel,
Sint-Leonarduskerk Zoutleeuw (Flemish Brabant), 1995.

from:
Website over beiaardcultuur in Vlaanderen en elders
http://www.beiaard.be

The seven remaining bells from the carillon in Zoutleeuw (Flanders), cast in 1531 by Medardus Wagheven, are the oldest carillon bells in the world. Since they are no longer connected with the keyboard they had to be played individually at this recording by four carillonneurs.

Reuzegom (traditional Flemish song)
Henk Verhoef, Belfort Monnickendam, 1997

from:
Website over beiaardcultuur in Vlaanderen en elders
http://www.beiaard.be

The world's oldest manually played carillon (late sixteenth century, cast by Pieter van den Ghein) is a bit out of tune, but the popular Flemish melody Reuzegom is still possible to recognize.

French Courante ('De mey die komt ons by, seer bly' or 'De Meideun')

from:
Beiaard van de Saint Janstoren te Gouda
http://www.carillon-towers.net/gouda.htm

Traditional May-song of Gouda, c. 17th century.
Automatic chime, Saint Jans tower, Gouda.

Passagaille in C
Silvius Leopold Weiss (1686-1750)

performed by:
Henk Groeneweg, Nieuwe Kerk Delft, 1995.

from:
CARILLON DELFT
Bespeeld door drie Delftse beiaardiers http://www.carillon.org/cd/pages/delft_1.htm

Andante
Joseph-Hector Fiocco (1703-1741)

performed by:
Arie Abbenes, Dom tower Utrecht, 1991.

Website over beiaardcultuur in Vlaanderen en elders
http://www.beiaard.be

Preludio Coucou
Matthias van den Gheyn (1721-1785)

performed by:
Koen Van Assche, city hall tower Veere (Zeeland), 1997.

from:
Beiaard van de St.Janstoren te Gouda
http://www.carillon-towers.net/gouda.htm

Preludio V in C
Matthias van den Gheyn

performed by:
Marianna Marras, Nieuwe Kerk Delft, 1995.

from:
CARILLON DELFT
Bespeeld door drie Delftse beiaardiers http://www.carillon.org/cd/pages/delft_1.htm

Boven Gent Rijst (Klokke Roeland)
Johan Destoop (1824-1894),

performed by:
Jos D'hollander, Belfort Ghent.

from:
Website over beiaardcultuur in Vlaanderen en elders
http://www.beiaard.be

Ongeschreven Preludium in d
Jef Denyn (1862-1941)

performed by:
Jef Denyn, Sint-Rombouts tower Mechelen (old carillon), c. 1929.

from:
Website over beiaardcultuur in Vlaanderen en elders
http://www.beiaard.be

Loflied op de Hollander en de Zeeuw
Jacob Vincent (1868-1953)
Royal Palace Amsterdam, 1947.

from:
Website over beiaardcultuur in Vlaanderen en elders
http://www.beiaard.be

Yn'e Snitser Merke
Dirk S. Donker (1941)

performed by:
Dirk S. Donker, Martinikerk Sneek (Friesland).
http://www.sneek.nl/media/carillion.html

Variaties en fughetta op
'Toen hertog Jan kwam varen' (1975)
Loek Boogert (* 1931)

performed by:
Loek Boogert, Nieuwe Kerk Delft, 1995.

from:
CARILLON DELFT
Bespeeld door drie Delftse beiaardiers http://www.carillon.org/cd/pages/delft_1.htm

.by Adelheid Rech.

clockworks of the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft

Interior of the tower of the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
Interior of the tower of the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
Interior of the tower of the Nieuwe kerk, Delft
Nieuwe Kerk, Delft carrilon drum