tour de l'ancien château féudal
   Collégiale Saint-Martin
   Rue de la République @ Rue Saint-Martin
   L'Isle-Jourdain, Gers, France
   LL: N 43.61233, E 1.08110
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   Bourdon cast 1864

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:  (E)A#A#  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1983
     with bells made by Paccard      (except for 1)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2017

The French Wikipedia article about the town has a photo of the bell tower, but the link to further information is broken.

Where 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/Gers.

   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 2018/09/10

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