PESCANTINA : ITALY - VR

*Location:

   Campanile S.Lorenzo Martire
   Chiesa di Pescantina
   Via Duomo (off Corso S.Lorenzo)
   Pescantina, Verona, Italy
   LL: N 45.47871, E 10.85569
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Parrocchia Pescantina
   T: 045 715 0056

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th; bells by
   Cavadini VR (1896,1923) and Allanconi
   VR (3 trebles, 1 in 2005, 2 in 2008)

*Technical data:

   Veronese ring of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the bass octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2008
     with  3 bells made by Allanconi   
   Prior history:
     In 1923,  3 bells were recast or replaced
       with bells made by Cavadini    
       (3 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1896, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       with bells made by Cavadini    
       (7 bells remain from that work.)
   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:

The Italian Wikipedia article about the church has a photo that shows the freestanding tower; a paragraph about the tower mentions the original ten bells.

A page about the architectural history of the church has two photos that show the tower, and a paragraph describing it (but not the bells).

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 final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Allanconi 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 26-Apr-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/03/18
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/03/23
*Photos:

(none available)

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