Travelling Carillon 'de Paltz' (was Papageno Traveling Carillon)
'de Paltz' (private estate) Soest, Utrecht, Netherlands*Previous location (1990-96):
Traveling carillon Papageno Foundation, Switzerland*Previous location (1981-90):
Chateaurenard, France (60 bells)*Original location (1967-81):
A.Schweitzer Memorial Tower Libingen, Switzerland
E.S.Raatjes Heltenbosdijk 35 NL-6006RZ Weert T: (495)56 42 36
Bells cast 1965/67. The largest and heaviest traveling carillon; built for the Papageno Foundation to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Swiss Federation. Later sold to the present owner, and stationed in Netherlands since May 1996.
Traditional carillon of 59 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: --C / C -- There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1996 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen in 1965-67 Auxiliary mechanisms: E35 Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2006*Links:
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