CHAMPÉRY : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Eglise
   Rue de Village
   Champéry, Valais, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.18783, E 6.87013
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Minor diatonic octave: 4 Livremont
   1732, 1 Tréboux 1892, 3 Rüetschi 1996.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1996
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

Tower photo (98KB) from the GCCS Website

(The work in the initial peal is too small to be indexed by maker.)
Where the final phase of 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 24-Oct-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/05/02


Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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