LYON - HDV : FRANCE - 69

*Location:

   Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall)
   Place des Terreaux
   Lyon (Lyons) 1er, Rhône, France
   LL: N 45.76761, E 4.83449
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*Carillonist:

   Charles Dairay
   E: cdairay/@/ch-saint-amand-les-eaux.fr
*Past carillonneurs:
   1919-39 Jean-Louis Debard
   1952-86 André Combe
   1987-2003 Jean-Bernard Lemoine

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Announced thru weekly press, at 1215
   or 1815 October-April, 1215 and 2100
   May-September.

*Remarks:

   Carillon by Burdin, Ainé, Lyon, with
   keyboard by Désiré Somers of Mechelen,
   was inaugurated 11 Nov 1919; later also
   variously reported as 28 or 40 bells.
   9 Burdin bells replaced in 1989, and
   8 more in 1996.
   Now approximately five octaves.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 65 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1996
     with  8 bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1991, the instrument was enlarged to 61 bells
       by Paccard     
       (36 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1989,  9 bells were recast or replaced
       with bells made by Paccard     
       (9 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1919, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (8 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
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 the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second 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/Rhône.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-May-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/05/08
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/05/08
*Photos:

(none available)

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