GRUYERES : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Eglise St-Théodule
   Rue de l'Eglise
   Gruyères (Greyerz), Fribourg, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.58361, E 7.08309
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*Player:

   André Pauchard
   - and -
   Laurent Rime

*Contact:

   Paroisse St-Théodule
   CH-1663 Gruyères

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Six bells by Arnoux (1858/59/61/62/88),
   2 trebles by Paccard (2004); added
   semitone is flat 7th, and treble of the
   octave is absent.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was completed in 2004
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

*Links:

Commercial photo of the building

A huge local culture page has two photos of the church and tower (among many others).

(This chime being by a mixture of makers, it is not thus indexed.)

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 27-Oct-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/10/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/10/22


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