BULLE : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Eglise Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens
   Grand-Rue at Pl.St.Pierre
   Bulle, Fribourg, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.62037, E 7.05825
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Cure catholique
   Rue de Marché 32
   CH-1630 Bulle
   T: 026/919 61 00
   E: upcompassion /@/ websud DOTch

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   First bells by Dreffet/Tréboux (1809,
   1813), Paccard (5, 1905), Rüetschi
   (1, 1964); added semitone is flat 7th.
   Last two installed by helicopter -
   A-flat 525kg (added flat 7th), C 275kg.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2005
     with  2 bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1964, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

(The initial phase of this work being by a mixture of founders, it is not indexed.)
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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 24-Oct-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/10/22


Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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