Église Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens
   Grand-Rue at Pl.St.Pierre
   Bulle, Fribourg, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.62037, E 7.05825
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   Cure catholique
   Rue de Marché 32
   CH-1630 Bulle
   T: 026/919 61 00




   First bells by Dreffet/Tréboux (1809,
   1813), Paccard (5, 1905), Rüetschi
   (1, 1964); added semitone is flat 7th.
   Last two installed by helicopter -
   A-flat 525kg (added flat 7th), C 275kg.
   "Barrow-handle" keyboard numbered 1-8,
   blank,blank from left; modified to
   reduce key travel.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ****  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The instrument was enlarged in 2005
     with  2 bells made by Paccard      
   Prior history:
     In 1964, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       by the makers cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S8    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The initial phase of this work being by a variety of makers, it is not indexed by foundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Switzerland.

   This page was built from the database on  5-Nov-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/03/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/02/28

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