Lady of Ta' Pinu Shrine Basilica
   (Basilica of the National Shrine
     of the Blessed Virgin of Ta' Pinu)
   (Santwarju Bażilika tal-Madonna
     ta' Pinu)
   Triq t' Pinu at Triq ta' Sdieri
   (near village of Għarb)
   Gozo (Għawdex), Malta
   LL: N 36.06179, E 14.21462
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   Santwarju Ta' Pinu
   Gharb GRB 1710
   Gozo, Malta
   T: 2155 6187
   E: rector/@/tapinu DOTorg



*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 19 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 19xx
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1976

The official Website is only one page, mostly in Maltese but with some English.  It offers only a small sketch of the building, a schedule of masses and an advertisement for a museum.

The English Wikipedia article on the basilica has a photo of it (clickable for very large version) but does not mention any bells.  The Italian version is much shorter, and offers a different photo of the building.

A tourism Website has a rotating series of photos, and a description (in English).

The diocesan Website has contact information and a more detailed history of Ta' Pinu, in English.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Malta.

   This page was built from the database on 29-Feb-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/02/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/02/01

(none available)

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