Münster Münsterplatz Bern, Switzerland LL: N 46.94738, E 7.45110
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"Mittagsglocke" (second-heaviest, over 6 tons) swings daily at noon; various combinations swing regularly for church services and for special occasions.
Peal of 7 bells by various founders from 14th c. onward, distributed between two belfries, plus 2 disused medieval alarm bells; includes heaviest bell in this country (10 tons, 1611); under the tallest spire in this country. Also 3 small signal bells.
Motor-swung peal of 9 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G# in the bass octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: NONE / NONE The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. The instrument was enlarged in 1883 by the maker cited in Remarks above No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2002*Links:
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