ANNECY : FRANCE - 74

*Location:

   Couvent (Basìlique) de la Visitation
   Avenue de la Visitation
   Annecy(-le-Vieux),
     Haute-Savoie, France
   LL: N 45.89255, E 6.12731
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*Carillonist:

   Jean-Bernard Lemoine
   2 chemin des Chapelaines
   74940 Annecy-le-Vieux
   T: 50 66 17 37
   E: lemoinejb@wanadoo.fr

*Contact:

   Office du Tourisme d'Annecy
   - or -
   Monastère Visitation
   11 Avenue de la Visitation
   74000 Annecy
   T: 04 50 45 20 30

*Schedule:

   Religious holidays; also Saturday
   afternoons from Easter to All-Saints.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1989
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1986, the instrument was enlarged
       by Paccard     
     In 1983, the instrument was enlarged
       by Paccard     
     In 1981, the instrument was enlarged
       by Paccard     
     In 1941, the instrument was begun with 26 bells
       with bells made by Paccard     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the fourth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in France.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Haute-Savoie.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-May-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/05/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/07/25
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