TOLEDO : SPAIN

*Location:

   Catedral Primada
   Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
   LL: N 39.87, W 4.02
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

  (unknown)

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   8 bells, formerly swung flywheel-style
   but now fixed and struck electrically;
   plus bourdon "Campana Gorda", 1753,
   about 17.5 tonnes.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   Installation was completed in ****
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993

*Links:

(This chime being from a variety of founders, it is not indexed by foundry nor by year.)

Where the bass bell of this chime ranks among all great bells in Europe.

Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in Spain.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  2-May-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/05/02
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/22


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