Central spire (fléche) Cathédrale St.Pierre Rue Guillaume Farel Genève (Geneva), Switzerland LL: 46.20102, E 6.14874
Paroisse de Saint-Pierre 24 Place du Bourg de Four CH-1204 Genève T: 022/319 71 90 F: 022/319 71 95 E: email@example.com
Original chime of 1749 had cup-shaped bells (maker unknown), was controlled by a clock, and played a different tune on each day of the week; it was restored in 1850 and 1897, but failed completely in 1930. Replaced by Paccard/Rüetschi in 1931. Expansion of 1986 also connected the hour bell (by Fribor c.1460) as sub-bourdon. The north and south towers contain swinging bells (see STP/1). In latest expansion, the 2 bells added in 1986 were disconnected. Muff AG restored clock and drum, and supplied new keyboard with oversize piano-style keys and pedals, unenclosed on belfry floor.
Carillon-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 37 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A in the middle octave Transposition is up 16 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A A 36/(E) F C# There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 2011 with 19 bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1991, the instrument was enlarged to 20 bells by Rüetschi (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1986, the instrument was enlarged to 19 bells by Rüetschi (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1931, the instrument was begun with 16 bells by Paccard/Rüetschi (16 bells remain from that work.) In 1749, a complete instrument of 8 bells was installed with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2012
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