BARCELONA - SF : SPAIN

*Location:

   Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
   Carrer de Mallorca,
     bt Gaudi Square & Holy Family Square
   Barcelona, Spain
   LL: N 41.4036, E 2.1746
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*Contact:

   Church of La Sagrada Família
   C.Mallorca, 401
   08013 Barcelona
   T: 932 080 414
   E: informacio@sagradafamilia.org
   - or -
   Friends of La Sagrada Familia
   E: amics@sagradafamilia.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tubular bells invented by Gaudí, but
   not yet installed (though most of the
   planned 12 bell towers are complete);
   design tests completed in 1915.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument or collection of 60 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The whole instrument was installed in 202?
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 1915

*Links:

The church Website (in Catalan) has an English language version.

The Wikipedia article on the building has photos and many links

A blog article has photos and descriptions of touring the towers.

Another long well-illustrated blog about the building

Yet another blog article reports that "The spire towers are destined to hold tubular bells capable of playing complex music at great volume."

Photo of facade

Building photos (59) from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in the world.
Index to all tower bell instruments in ES.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  7-Jul-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/11/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/11/12


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