Santuario di Cristo Re
   (Opera Madonnina del Grappa)
   Via Antica Romana Occidentale
   Sestri Levante, Genova (Genoa), Italy
   LL: N 44.27633, E 9.40054
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   Bells by Luigi Ottolina (partially or
   completely); 12 in individual turrets
   around the perimeter of the building
   (notes A & C, all silent for many
   years), one similarly atop the central
   dome (strikes hour), 5 with manual &
   electric action in turret at south end
   of chancel, all hung in Ambrosian

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   Work was done (as described in Remarks above) in 1938
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The Italian Wikipedia article about the church has a photo of it, and states that there are 13 small bell towers (or spirelets), each containing a bell.  Some of them can be seen in other photos in the associated Wikimedia Commons category.

Video (2:42) with melody on 5 bells; the texts of explanation and the comments are informative.

Where 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.

   This page was built from the database on 18-Apr-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/03/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/03/19

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