FROIDEVILLE : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Centre oecuménique
   (Ecumenical Center)
   Rue du Bas de la Fin, nr. Rue du Pré
   Froideville, Vaud, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.60176, E 6.68077
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are sharp 4th and its
   octave, flat 7th, flat 10th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    NONE  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1984
     with bells made by Rüetschi    
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

GCCS photo of bells in open-frame tower

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 24-Nov-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/11/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01


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