City Hall (Hôtel de Ville)
   Rue Taschereau E & Avenue du Portage
   Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
   LL: N 48.23731, W 79.01686
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   Hôtel de Ville de Rouyn-Noranda
   100, rue Taschereau Est
   Rouyn-Noranda, QU  J9X 5C3
   T: 819-797-7111


   Hour strike on bass.


   Bells cast 1976-82 for three churches
   in the same town;
   relocated here upon their closure.
   Notes A,A#,D,F,G,A#,C,D,D#,F,G.
   Mechanism by Perrot of Germany;
   installation by Michael Rowan, Jan.2005.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     A G   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2005
     with bells made by Rüetschi
   Auxiliary mechanisms: QH    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

The city Website does not mention these bells, and has no photo of the building.

Photo from GCCS Express 16.  The two interlocking squares of the bell frame form the logo of the city.

Google StreetView image

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rüetschi 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.

Index to all tower bell instruments in QU.

   This page was built from the database on 25-Jul-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01

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