GUADALAJARA - MC : MEXICO

*Location:

   Metropolitan Cathedral
   Plaza Guadalajara
   Guadalajara, Mexico
   LL: N 20.67689, W 103.34724  [S tower]
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*Contact:

   Metropolitan Cathedral
   Avenida 16 de Septiembre esq.Hidalgo
   Zona Centro
   Guadalajara, JAL  44100
   T: (0)3 614 0123   [tourist info]

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   At least 8 bells hang in each tower,
   one in each of a pair of openings; only
   one smaller bell is rung flywheel style

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by Rincker     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1978

*Links:

A city tour page has two photos of the cathedral and a paragraph about it.

A city tour page has a good photo of both belfries.

A night photo over the rooftops, with several bells visible

A tourguide page with street map of the local area

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rincker bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MX.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/11/13
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07


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