Cathédrale Notre-Dame
   Place Monseigneur Ginisty
   Verdun, Meuse, France
   LL: N 49.15935, E 5.38189
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   Bells divided between 2 front towers;
   variously reported as 19 or 20 total.
   14 by Farnièr-Bulteaux, Dun (Meuse) or
   Mont-devant-Sassey, 1874-1899.
   Peal of 16 (2 octaves) is the second-
   largest in France; bourdons (G2,A2) by
   Pierre Guillemin, Lorraine, 1756, are
   the only survivors of the Revolution.
   One damaged in 1945 was recast in 1955;
   one cracked was repaired in 2010.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 20 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   Work was done (as described in Remarks above) in unknown year
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1925

The French Wikipedia article about the building has photos of it, and a section about the bells.

This chime having apparently no principal maker, it is not indexed by foundry.

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/Meuse.

   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 1992/01/23

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