ALTISSIMO : ITALY - VI

*Location:

   Chiesa parrocchiale di Altissimo
   Via Roma
   Altissimo, Vicenza, Italy
   LL: N 45.61511, E 11.24995
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page for Campanella, which is a frazione of Altissimo

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Cavadini recast #4

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1986
     with  2 bells made by De Poli     
   Prior history:
     In 1983, the instrument was enlarged to  9 bells
       by Colbachini  
       (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1929,  1 bells were recast or replaced
       with bells made by Cavadini    
       (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1903, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       with bells made by Cavadini    
       (7 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: V     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2022
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Italian Wikipedia article about the town barely mentions the church, though it is dedicated to San Nicola, the patron saint of the town.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Cavadini bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Cavadini bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Colbachini bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the De Poli bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Italian chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Italian chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Italian chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Italy.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-May-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/03/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/03/24
*Photos:

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