North tower
   San Jose (St.Joseph) Church
   Mandaue Plaza
   Mandaue, Central Visayas,
     Cebu Island, Philippines
   LL: N 10.32711, E 123.94231
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   The National Shrine of St.Joseph
   Mandaue City
   PH-6014 Cebu
   T: (32)344-3354  - or -  346-8476



*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument or collection of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008


The parish Website has a small photo of the building and towers.

Photo of belfry

Night photo of facade and towers

An 8-minute video includes brief views of the twin towers of the church.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in Philippines.


   This page was built from the database on 13-Nov-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/10/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/10/02

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