Basilique Saint-Anne-de-Beaupré
   (Basilica of Saint Anne)
   Avenue Royale & Rue Régina
   Beaupré, Québec, Canada
   LL: N 47.02382, W 70.92862
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   Basilique Saint-Anne-de-Beaupré
   10018, avenue Royale
   Saint-Anne-de-Beaupré, QC  G0A 3C0
   T: (418)827-3781   F: (418)827-8771




   F-natural in place of F-sharp;
   six smallest bells installed 1946, and
   dedicated by Cardinal Cushing, Boston,
   Mass.  Three heaviest in north tower;
   others in south tower with an 1885 bell
   (by Whitechapel) which survived the
   great fire of 1922.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G A   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1958
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005


A description of building, bells and organs (English in bottom half of page); click on the picture of the organ to see pictures of the church exterior and interior.

A tourist's page has more photos of the building.

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

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

Where the bass bell of this peal ranks among other great bells in North America

Index to all tower bell instruments in QU.


   This page was built from the database on 16-Jun-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/06/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/10/07

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