Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista
   Via Giuseppe di Vittorio,
     at Via Fratelli Rosselli
   Desio, Monza e Brianza (ex Milano), Italy
   LL: N 45.61785, E 9.19435
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   Bells by Paolo Capanni, Reggio Emilia

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2004
     with bells made by Capanni     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2022

The Italian Wikipedia article about the town mentions this church and its acquisition of these bells.

An architectural history page about this modern church has a photo that clearly shows the bells hung under the high roof of the large entry porch.  A larger version of the same photo is here; it can be expanded to an even larger version.  Google Streetview offers even better views of the bells, especially on a desktop system with large monitor.

A page on the Capanni Website describes these bells and has a photo of the largest.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Capanni 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 2022/03/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/03/24

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