BOLOGNA : ITALY - BO

*Location:

   Santuario del SS.Crocifisso
   Piazza XX Settembre
   Castel San Pietro Terme
   Bologna (Bologne), Bologna, Italy
   LL: N 44.39770, E 11.58951
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Comune di Castel San Pietro Terme
   Piazza Venti Settembre 3
   40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)
   T: 051/6954154   F: 051/69454141
   E: comune.castelsanpietro@
        cert.provincia.bo.it

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Cesare Brighenti of Bologna;
   electro-pneumatic action by Guilio
   Gollini; total 55 bells, with two bells
   per note in middle range and three
   bells per note in treble range.  Four
   bells also ringable Bolognese style.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 37 notes (55 bells)
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1934
     with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1929, the instrument was begun with 33 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 2006
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

A local travel page describes (in Italian) the history of the campanile and bells, but does not picture it.  Another Italian travel page gives other details of the history.

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 miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Italian non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Italian non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Italian non-traditional carillons by by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Italy.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-May-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/05/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/09/30
*Photos:

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