AVRANCHES : FRANCE - 50

*Location:

   Church of St.Gervais
   Rue des Chapeliers / Rue Saint-Gervais
     at Rue Saint-Anselme
   Avranches, Manche, France
   LL: N 48.68647, W 1.35868
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*Player:

   (None.)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Trebles played from non-standard
   baton keyboard; basses (G,C,D,E,G)
   played from electrified pedalboard.
   (The original tracker action was
   too heavy!)

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C F 18/(G) C G  5
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1901
     with bells made by Bollée      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1979
*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Bollée bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Landes.

*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 1992/01/22
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