Alp da Stierva Stierva, Grisons, - or - Stürvis, Graubénden, Switzerland LL: N 46.67, E 9.53
Schönstatt E: alp /@/ schoenstatt DOTch
Unusual baton chimestand, outdoors, in weatherproof cabinet.
Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 9 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the itty-bitty octave Transposition is up two octaves Keyboard range: C D / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1982 with bells made by Eijsbouts Year of latest technical information source is 2006
Tower photo (69KB)
from the GCCS Website.
Photos by Andreas Friedrich: the keyboard (case open) and transmission (83KB) and the bells and action (130KB).
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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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