CORDOBA : SPAIN

*Location:

   Iglesia de San Pablo
   Calle de Capitulares,
     at Calle San Pablo
   Córdoba, Andalucia, Spain
   LL: N 37.88535, W 4.77568
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Residencia de San Pablo
   Real Iglesia de San Pablo
   Capitulares, 2
   14002 Córdoba
   T: 957 47 12 00

*Schedule:

   Manual action disused since inaugural
   concert; automatic play of music
   appropriate to the liturgical season,
   daily at 1035, 1420 and 1915.

*Remarks:

   For many years had no wires between
   bells and baton keyboard.  New keyboard
   and transmission by Campanas Quintana,
   to WCF standards.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C --  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1998
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1900, the instrument was begun with 32 bells
       by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1960
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

A Spanish-language page about the church has a photo of the facade, but the tower is hardly visible.  The carillon is mentioned.

Photos of the belfry, and links to various articles about the bells (all in Spanish).

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world;
Wherethe final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unidentified bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Spain.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/10/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/10/22
*Photos:

(none available)


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