Parking lot Nidelbad Hospital Rüschlikon, Zurich, Switzerland LL: N 47.30, E 8.55
Added semitone is flat 7th. Unique keyboard housed in weatherproof metal case on main pole of tower. 2007: The hospital has disappeared, and the status of the bells is unknown.
Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: C F / NONE There is one added semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1967 with bells made by Rüetschi Year of latest technical information source is 2004
Tower photo (180KB) from the GCCS Website. The transmission wires are within the the large pole nearest the viewer, from the "baton" keyboard in the box at the bottom of the pole (photo 22KB) up to the level of the bells (photo 15KB; photos by Andreas Friedrich).
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rüetschi bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Switzerland.
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