Chiesa San Vitale Martire
   Corso San Gottardo at Via Vincenzo Vela
   (Via Romeo Manzoni
     at Camminata San Vitale)
   Chiasso, Ticino, Switzerland
   LL: N 45.83487, E 9.02682
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   Oratorio San Vitale Martire
   Via Franscini 10
   CH-6830 Chiasso
   T: 091/6823719   F: 091/6823741




   Ambrosian System full-circle ringing;
   added semitone is flat 7th; cast by
   the Barigozzi brothers of Milan.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1935
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013

The parish Website has a sketch of the building on the home page.

GCCS photo of bells in full swing thru belfry arches

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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 22-Jan-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/01/20

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