BOURG-EN-BRESSE : FRANCE - 01

*Location:

   Co-cathedral Nôtre-Dame
     de l'Annonciation
   Place Neuve
   Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain, France
   LL: N 46.20564, E 5.22705
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original chime described as mechanical
   keyboard with large piano-style keys;
   includes 8 by Gédéon Morel (Lyon),
   1 by Jérôme Bernard (Bourg)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 24 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 unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 23 bells
       by Paccard     
       (14 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     Previously, the instrument was begun with 17 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2018
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The French Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of the tower and mentions the carillon.

The initial phase of this work being apparently by a mixture of founders, it is not indexed.
Where the second 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 unknown bellfoundries, 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/Ain.

*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 1979/03/13
*Photos:

(none available)

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