Monasterio San Lorenzo de El Escorial (El Escorial Monastery) Aranjuez (Aranjues), Madrid, Spain LL: N 40.03, W 3.60
Once per year.
Old bells by Melchior de Haze, destroyed by fire, 1820, except for 4 bells. New bells are designed to deHaze profiles, with mean-tone tuning. Tower contained 2 other sets of Dutch bells at different times.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in 1988 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1676, the instrument was begun with 31 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (4 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1991
This page was built from the database on 4-Dec-12 based on textual data last updated on 2006/05/02 and on technical data last updated on 1991/11/17
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