SISIKON : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Tellsplatte
   above Tellskapelle
   Sisikon, Uri, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.93216, E 8.61203
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page (canton incorrect)

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Chocosuisse
   E: info /@/ chocosuisse DOTch

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Automatic play can be triggered from
   passing ships, or by visitors.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Rüetschi    
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  - meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    5 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  11 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

Company page (in English) about the carillon, with photo

Stock photo

Photo showing relationship of the bells to their surroundings.  Scroll down the page for two closeup photos of the bells in their open frame.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rüetschi bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Switzerland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 22-Jan-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/01/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01
*Photos:

(none available)


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