CHARLIEU : FRANCE - 42

*Location:

   Église Saint-Philibert
   Place Saint-Philibert
   Charlieu, Loire, France
   LL: N 46.15841, E 4.17141
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Antony Lassagne, Sacristain
   Pont de Pierre
   42190 Chandon

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 16 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 1931
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1857, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       made by Paccard     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1978
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The French Wikipedia article about the town mentions the parish church dedicated to Saint Philibert, and describes it briefly, but does not mention any bells.
A photo of the building shows a large central bell tower with a small clock turret.

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 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 chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all French chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all French chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Loire.

*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
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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