GENEVA - G : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Glockenspiel
   Galerie Jean-Malbuisson
   (Rue de Rhône 38 / Rue de Marché 5)
   Genève (Geneva), Switzerland
   LL: 46.2039, E 6.1464
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells individually mounted on wall
   beside clock, above a long parade of
   figures.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     G D   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1991
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

GCCS photo of glockenspiel wall

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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


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