RUETTENEN : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Kirchliches Zentrum (Kirchenzentrum,
     Church Center)
   Kirchstrasse
   Rüttenen, Solothurn, Switzerland
   LL: N 47.23048, E 7.53024
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*Contact:

   Rom.Kath.Pfarramt St.Niklaus
   E: pfarramt DOTstn /@/ bluewin DOTch

*Schedule:

   Daily at 1100 and 1800 (automatic)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are minor 3rd and its
   octave, minor 6th, flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     D G   /    NONE  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1979
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

*Links:

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 2007/10/22


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