DOUAI - Mobile/2 : FRANCE - 59

   Carillon ambulant de Douai,
     Région Nord, Pas-de-Calais


   Douai, Nord, France
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   Dominique Wostyn
   "Le Couvent"
   26310 Recoubeau
   T:   F:
   E: wostyn/@/ wanadoo DOTfr
   - or -
   Association Régionale de
     Promotion de l'Art Campanaire
   42 Jules Roch
   F-59310  Orchies
   T: 3/20 64 80 61   F: 3/20 64 84 22
   E: arpac/@/nordnet DOTfr




   Replaces an older travelling carillon
   retired in 2005.  Permanently mounted
   on a full trailer; 3 bells also swing.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    G G 24
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2004
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S3    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  2 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    2 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   4 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

A WCF page has a photo and details.

The ARPAC Website presents much more detail than we can here, though it is all in French.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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 traveling carillons in the world.

Index to all traditional carillons in France.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Nord.

   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 2008/03/14

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