CIUDAD REAL : SPAIN

*Location:

   Casa del Arco y Reloj Carillón
   Plaza Major
   Calle de General Aguilera
   13001 Ciudad Real, Spain
   LL: N 38.98578, W 3.92847
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Glockenspiel with 3 figures before &
   after hour strike, noon & afternoon

*Remarks:

   Installed in honor of the 75th anniver-
   sary of the story of Don Quixote by
   Miguel de Cervantes

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2005
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Auxiliary mechanisms: H     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

Video (4:20) of performance at 1pm - 3 figures come out and move before the hour strike, then retreat into the building after the hour strike.

A hotel's tourism page has a photo of the building, plus text that gives its history and describes the glockenspiel (in Spanish), and has a map of its location.

A page about this glockenspiel, with 2 photos of the figures and part of the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unidentified 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 Spain.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Mar-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/03/21
*Photos:

(none available)

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