Catedral de Santa Maria València, Valenciana, Spain LL: N 39.47, W 0.37
All hang in openings of octagonal belfry, and swing flywheel style (one by motor). Also here, in double bell cote on top of tower, are 2 clock bells (hour and quarter); hour bell by Lluís Trilles, 1537, variously reported as 7514 kg or 11000 kg; the rest are by various makers, dated from 1305 to 1805.
Motor-swung peal of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE11/ NONE The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. Work was done (as described in Remarks above) in **** by the maker cited in Remarks above Year of latest technical information source is 1993
(This chime being from a variety of founders, it is not indexed by foundry nor by year.)
Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Where the bass bell of this peal ranks among all great bells in Europe.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Spain.
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