Chiesa dei Santi Fermo e Rustico
   Via S.Biagio
   Colognola ai Colli,
     Verona, (Veneto,) Italy
   LL: N 45.43324, E 11.19204
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   Parrocchia Colognola ai Colli
   Via San Biagio, 1
   37030 Colognola ai Colli (VR)
   T: 340 886 4934
   E: info/@/




   Original octave (preceded by smaller
   numbers) was the first peal of 8 bells
   in the region of Veneto; addition of
   another by Antonio Selegari in 1845
   made this the first peal of 9 bells in
   Veneto.  Recasting of 1873, by
   Achille Cavadini, won gold medal at
   the Universal Exposition in Vienna.
   Present bells by Cavadini VR; tenor
   recast 1884, second recast 1890.  Since
   1994, 5 smallest also motorized.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the bass octave
   Transposition is down 1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   All bells were recast or replaced in 1873
     by Cavadini    
   Prior history:
     In 1776, a complete instrument of  8 bells was installed
       with bells made by an unknown maker
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: V9S5  
   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.

The parish Website opens with a fine large drone photo of the church and village.  There is an excellent page about the bells; English translation

The Italian Wikipedia article about the church is very brief.  The associated Wikimedia Commons category has two photos that show the campanile.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Cavadini 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.

   This page was built from the database on  4-May-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/03/17
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/03/24

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