CARCASSONNE - STV : FRANCE - 11

*Location:

   Église Saint-Vincent
   Rue de 4 Septembre
   Carcassonne, Aude, France
   LL: N 43.21470, E 2.35046
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*Carillonist:

   Claude Seyte, carillonneur
   Préfecture de l'Aude
   11000 Carcassonne
   T: 68 77 

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Sundays and holidays at 1100;
   also Nadalet, 17-25 December

*Remarks:

   Original chime by Bouvier was largely
   destroyed in the Revolution.
   Replacement by Lévêque-Amans, Toulouse.
   Expansion by Bollée also reported as
   being in 1967.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 54 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    C C 23
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with  7 bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1980, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells
       by Paccard     
       (35 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1970, the instrument was enlarged to 21 bells
       by Bollée      
       (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1902, the instrument was enlarged
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (10 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1773, the instrument was begun with 17 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (1 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
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 miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Bollée 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/Aude.

*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 2018/11/03
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