Untertor Hauptgasse Willisau, Lucerne, Switzerland LL: N 47.12100, E 7.99216
Stadtkanzlei Willisau Zehntenplatz 1 CH-6130 Willisau T: 041/972 63 63 F: 041/972 63 64 E: stadtkanzlei /@/ willisau DOTch
Diatonic in F major, plus leading tone, minor third, sharp 4th, flat 7th.
Electric-automatic chime of 15 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: E A# / ---- There are three added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1980 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Year of latest technical information source is 2007
GCCS photo of gateway clock tower
Photo of tower
Photo of cupola, with one bell hung for both swinging and striking
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 27-Oct-07 based on textual data last updated on 2007/10/25 and on technical data last updated on 2007/10/22
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