VICENZA - SR : ITALY - VI

*Location:

   Chiesa di San Rocco
   Contrà Mure S.Rocco at Contrà S.Rocco
   Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
   LL: N 45.54970, E 11.53593
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Cavadini VR (2 bass, 1904),
   Pruneri SO (1,1949), Colbachini PD
   (6,1985-96), Fracaro VI (treble, 2009)

*Technical data:

   Veronese ring of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2009
     with  1 bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1996, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       with bells made by Colbachini   (except for 3)
   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 of the tower, and mentions the 8 bells that it had up until 1996.  As of Apr.2022, it did not mention the 2009 enlargement.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Colbachini bellfoundry, 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 2022/03/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/03/24
*Photos:

(none available)

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