Lower belfry, north tower Palace Mafra, Lisboa, Portugal LL: N 38.93706, W 9.32695 z19
Bells by Nicolas Levache (Antwerp or Liege), with four assorted others, including 1 Witlockx from south tower, where it had been replaced by a Felix vanAerschodt bell in 1928. Original keyboard now in the museum. Also 6 swinging bells in middle belfry and 3 clock bells in upper belfry.
Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 45 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: F#G#A#E / ---- There are no missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1730 by the maker cited in Remarks above Auxiliary mechanisms: nBnM Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1994*Links:
This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-20 based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/04 and on technical data last updated on 1996/07/25
Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.
[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]
Please send comments or questions about this page to firstname.lastname@example.org.