Carillhão dos Pastorinhos


   Igreja dos Pastorinhos
   (Church of the Little Shepherds)
   Alverca [do Ribatejo], Lisboa, Portugal
   LL: N 38.89320, W 9.03763
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   Abel Chaves


   Igreja dos Pastorinhos
   Lg. dos Pastorinhos
   R.Gago Coutinho at R.Pavilhão Mun.
   Alverca do Ribatejo
   T: 21 993 77 10   F: 91 285 1476
   E: secretaria@




   Range is (F)G,G#,(A)A#(B)C,..., with
   three missing basses not yet funded;
   F0 will swing, as do existing G#0,A#0.
   Actual keyboard: -Y72:FF/FC29

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 69 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the bass octave
   Transposition is down 3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: G G#A#F 69/G G#A#C 26
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The whole instrument was installed in 2005
     with bells made by Eijsbouts    
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S2    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

The church Website has a photo of the tower on the history page, and a paragraph there mentions the carillon.  The "Visit Us" page has a section about the carillon.

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

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

Index to all traditional carillons in Portugal.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Portugal.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Feb-24
   based on textual data last updated on 2024/02/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/06/14

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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