CAROUGE : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Eglise Sainte-Croix
   (Holy Cross Church)
   Carouge, Genéve, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.18, E 6.13
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*Player:

   Constant Deschenaux
*Previous Carillonneur:
   Paul Deshusses

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   New bells by Rüetschi, who refurbished
   three existing bells: Aubry XVII,
   Piton 1789, Kervand 1839.
   Dropped key for bass C# is present.
   Also reported as 28 bells by Paccard,
   pre-1973, electric action.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  6 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Rüetschi     (except for 3)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

Tower photo (huge - 634KB) 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 traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in Switzerland.

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 2007/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01


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