MERCEDES : ARGENTINA

*Location:

   Iglesia de los Palotinos
   Mercedes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
   LL: S 34.7 W 59.5
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Previously reported as San Patricio;
   bells survive but keyboard lost.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 24 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1931
     with bells made by Schilling   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Central and South American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Central and South American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all non-traditional carillons in AR.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AR.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 30-Apr-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2003/11/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/11/15


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