MORGINS : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Eglise
   Route de Bas-Viege at Route du Village
   Morgins, Valais, Switzerland
   LL: N 46.23721, E 6.85724
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

*Links:

GCCS photo of freestanding bell frame/tower beside the church

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons 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 2007/10/22


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