CHAMPAGNEY : FRANCE - 70

*Location:

   Église Saint-Laurent
   Grande Rue (D4) at Place René Simonin
   Champagney, 70 Haute-Saône, France
   LL: N 47.70527, E 6.68293
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*Carillonist:

   Christian Luxeuil
   13 rue des chênes
   70290 Champagney
   T: 03 84 27 92 62
   E: christian.luxeuil/@/wanadoo DOTfr
*Past carillonneur:
   Roger Campredon   (d.)

*Contact:

   M. Ducotey
   Pt de l'Association des Amis du Carillon
     de Champagney
   1, rue du Paquis
   70290 Champagney

*Schedule:

   Sundays from April to November;
   holidays December to March.

*Remarks:

   3-octave manual (C-C) has dropped
   bass C# and 5 dropped trebles; 31 bells
   in lantern, 4 swingers (predating
   carillon) in belfry below.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C G   /(??)--E   
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   There is a practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 1997
     with  3 bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1985, the instrument was enlarged to 32 bells
       by Paccard     
       (24 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1929, the instrument was begun with 21 bells
       with bells made by Paccard     
       (4 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W4    
   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 church Website has a page about the carillon, with description and history.  It mentions a practice keyboard halfway up the tower.

A French blog article about the carillon has many photos of the old and new instrument.

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

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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 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-Saône.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 29-Sep-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2018/09/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/09/19
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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