LE CREUSOT : FRANCE - 71

*Location:

   North tower
   Église Saint-Henri
   Rue Saint-Henri
   Le Creusot, 71 Saône et Loire, France
   LL: N 46.79675, E 4.42186
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*Carillonist:

   Robert Kasprzyk
   119 rue de St-Firmin
   71200 Le Creusot
   - and -
   Lucien Perruchot, carillonneur
   8 rue Lapérouse
   71200 Le Creusot
   T: 85 56 39 71

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Sundays and holidays at 1100;
   Saturdays 1400-1500

*Remarks:

   Original bells by Crouzet Hildebrand,
   with "barrow handle" clavier.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     G G   /    ----  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2013
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1883, the instrument was begun with 24 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   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 French Wikipedia article about the building has photos of the twin-towered front, the carillon keyboard and the bells, plus a section about the carillon.

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 final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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/Saône-et-Loire.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2018/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/09/10
*Photos:

(none available)

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