SAO PAULO - VF : BRAZIL

*Location:

   Catholic church
   Vila Formosa
   São Paulo, Brasil (Brazil)
   LL: S 23.565, W 46.546
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*Carillonist:

   (none)
*Past players:
   1951 Ap 28 inaug. Leen 't Hart
   1951-75 Mr. Ferrari (d.1975)
   19??-?? Francisco Egidio Fonseca

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   None - automatics unused.

*Remarks:

   Bells cast 1950 by Eijsbouts-Lips,
   installed early 1951; mean-tone tuning.
   2006: Unplayable--transmission jammed
   by interference from automatic action
   and corrosion.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1951
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: EM    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

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

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

Index to all traditional carillons in BR.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BR.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/08/02
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17
*Photos:

(none available)


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