STEINHAUSEN : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   Kirchen- und Begegnungszentrum
   (Chilematt Center)
   Zugerstrasse
   (behind RC Kirche St.Matthias)
   Steinhausen, Zug, Switzerland
   LL: N 47.19581, E 8.48465
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Kirchen- und Begegnungszentrum
   Chilematt
   CH-6312 Steinhausen
   T: 041/741 15 48

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bell frame on wall of building (a joint
   project of the Lutheran, Catholic
   and political
   communities).

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1981
     with bells made by Rüetschi    
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007
*Links:

GCCS photo of bells on wall, with clapper pull-wires going into the building.

Stock photo of building and bells

Stock photo of village center with building in background

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rüetschi 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  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01
*Photos:

(none available)


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