BERGAMO - SA : ITALY - BG

*Location:

   Basilica Cattedrale di S.Alessandro
     in Colonna
   Piazza Duomo & Via Mario Lupo
   Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
   LL: N 45.70346, E 9.66318
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Curia Diocesesana
   Piazza Duomo 5
   24129 Bergamo
   T: 035/278.111   F: 035/278.250
   E: info/@/diocesibg DOTit

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Pruneri di Grosio SO (1905)
   and Ottolini di Seregno MB (1951)

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1951
     with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1905, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   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:

A page about the Cathedral Basilica has an overhead photo of it.

The Italian Wikipedia article about the Basilica has a section about the bells.

YouTube video, ringing 9 bells

YouTube video, ringing 10 bells

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 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:

(none available)

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