WIKON : SWITZERLAND

*Location:

   (unknown)
   Wikon, Lucerne, Switzerland
   LL: N 47.264, E 7.967
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*Player:

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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Some bells installed in 1986.
   Electric automatic and live action
   replaced in 1997 by Joh.Muff AG.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     G C#  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1989
     with bells made by Rüetschi    
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

GCCS photo of bells under open triangular frame

The company which replaced the action in 1997 mentions its work.

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  5-Nov-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01


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