AARAU : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Obertor
   Graben at Vordere Vorstadt
   Aarau, Aargau, Switzerland
   LL: N 47.39189, E 8.04444
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Some bells installed 1969.
   Added semitone is flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1976
     with bells made by Rüetschi     (except for an unknown number)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

Tower photo (74KB) from the GCCS Website.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rüetschi 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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  5-Nov-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01


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