Kirchliches Zentrum (Kirchenzentrum,
     Church Center)
   Hauptstrasse at Kirchstrasse
   Rüttenen, Solothurn, Switzerland
   LL: N 47.23041, E 7.53004
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   Rom.Kath.Pfarramt St.Niklaus
   E: pfarramt DOTstn /@/ bluewin DOTch


   Daily at 1100 and 1800 (automatic)


   Added semitones are minor 3rd and its
   octave, minor 6th, flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     D G   /    NONE  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1979
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:   6 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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  3-Mar-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/02/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/10/22

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