VAIL - VS : USA - CO

*Location:

   The Arrabelle (southwest building)
   Vail Square
   LionsHead Village
   Vail, Colorado, USA
   LL: N 39.64340, W 106.38890
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*Contact:

   Vail Resorts Development Company
   T: 866-NEW-VAIL
   E: kladyga@vailresorts.com
   Web: www.newvail.com
        www.thearrabelle.com
   - or -
   Gerald Helms, Area Dir. of Engineering
   E: ghelms@vailresorts.com

*Schedule:

   Clockstrike daily 1200-2000;
   glockenspiel uses audio system.

*Remarks:

   Glockenspiel with hour bell and 7
   non-speaking bells.
   2008: Available overhead photography
   does not show new structures recently 
   built or under construction.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2008
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009
*Links:

A resort page has two illustrations, one of which may be this glockenspiel.  A larger version of one of them is available in the Photos gallery.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Index to all glockenspiels in the world.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CO.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Jan-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/01/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/08/15
*Photos:

(none available)

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