REIMS : FRANCE - 51

*Location:

   Église Saint-Nicaise
   Place du 11 Novembre
     at Avenue de la Marne
   Foyer Remois
   Reims, 51 Marne, France
   LL: N 49.24804, E 4.05531
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*Carillonist:

   Michel Venant
   3 rue de la Paix
   51350 Cormontreuil
   T: 26 82 13 13
*Former carillonist:
   Eric Brottier

*Contact:

   Prêtres de Saint-Nicaise
   Presbytère
   Place Saint-Nicaise
   Reims
   - or -
   Association "Musique a St-Nicaise"
   2 place du 11 novembre
   5100 Reims
   T: 26 82 13 13

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1928
     with bells made by Paccard     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1977
*Links:

The French Wikipedia article about the building has one photo of the exterior, with the small bell tower barely visible; the text has a very brief mention of the carillon.

Where 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/Marne.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2018/09/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20
*Photos:

(none available)

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